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Front Stoops in the Fifties

Baltimore Legends Come of Age

Front Stoops in the Fifties( )
Author: Olesker, Michael
ISBN:978-1-4214-1160-6
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $31.95
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Front Stoops in the Fifties recounts the stories of some of Baltimore's most famous personalities as they grew up during the "decade of conformity." Such familiar names as Jerry Leiber, Nancy Pelosi, Thurgood Marshall, and Barry Levinson figure prominently in Michael Olesker’s gripping account, which draws on personal interviews and journalistic digging.

Olesker marks the end of the fifties with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. "It’s as if...
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Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Biography & Autobiography / General
History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (Dc, De, Md, Nj, Ny, Pa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.86 Inches
Book Weight:1.047 Pounds

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