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Wait Till Next Year - A Memoir
Wait Till Next Year - A Memoir by Doris Kearns Goodwin 0684847957 9780684847955
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Wait Till Next Year - A Memoir by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s,Wait Till Next Yearis Doris Kearns Goodwins touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and baseball. She re-creates the postwar era, when the corner store was a place to share stories and neighborhoods were equally divided between Dodger, Giant, and Yankee fans.We meet the people who most influenced Goodwins early life: her mother, who taught her the joy of books but whose debilitating illness left her housebound: and her father, who taught her the joy of baseball and to root for the Dodgers of Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, and Gil Hodges. Most important, Goodwin describes with eloquence how the Dodgers leaving Brooklyn in 1957, and the death of her mother soon after, marked both the end of an era and, for her, the end of childhood.

Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 272

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1998-06-02

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