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Download e-book for iPad: What Clouds There Were Were White:Journals of a Brooklyn by Josephine Fincken

By Josephine Fincken

ISBN-10: 140108334X

ISBN-13: 9781401083342

ISBN-10: 1401083358

ISBN-13: 9781401083359

If the USA had a center, one may possibly name it Brooklyn. This tale is a small piece of that middle, instructed with verve through a tender woman who desires of changing into a author. In those pages, she documents her shuttle from fourteen via "sweet 16" (1929-1930), blending the exercises of her local existence in Flatbush with poems, radio track lyrics, her love of books, ordinary journeys to the theater to observe the most recent "pictures," illustrations of her Jazz Age outfits, and her romantic notions approximately boys. right here, initially of the melancholy, she reluctantly shortens her schooling to profit marketable abilities at a company school—typing, shorthand, letter-writing—and unearths her first activity in big apple at a fan production company for $15/week. even though the unconventional she is co-writing together with her lady buddy is finally burned within the iciness woods, this, the more true, fuller tale, survives. it truly is, at middle, a coming-of-ages narrative. Posthumously released, this publication eventually fulfills her girlhood dream.

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