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The body of Brooklyn / David Lazar.

By: Lazar, David, 1957-Material type: TextTextSeries: Sightline booksPublication details: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2003. Description: 1 online resource (xii, 163 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1587294354; 9781587294358Subject(s): Lazar, David, 1957- -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes | Lazar, David, 1957- | Jewish children -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography | Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | HISTORY -- State & Local | HISTORY -- State & Local -- General | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- General | Jewish children | Jews | New York (State) -- New York | New York (State) -- New York -- BrooklynGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Anecdotes. | Biographies. | Electronic book. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Body of Brooklyn.DDC classification: 974.7/23004924/0092 | B LOC classification: F128.9.J5 | L39 2003ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
White Car -- Melon Man -- Grottoes: Memories of Christaphobia -- The Body of Brooklyn -- Distant Voice -- Further Father: Remembering John Waterman -- Movies Are a Mother to Me -- On Three Fraternal Aphorisms -- Last Exit to Brooklyn -- Season of Love -- Rear Windows -- My Little Heroes -- Family Snaps -- Some Images: Toward a Photographic Mishnah.
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: In The Body of Brooklyn David Lazar, an acclaimed essayist and prose stylist, offers a vividly detailed, hilarious, and touching recollection of his Brooklyn upbringing in the 1960s and 70s. His immigrant Jewish heritage and his bodily history--from the travails of childhood obesity to the sexual triumphs of post-adolescent leanness--form the core of this series of essays, all of which will win the interest and admiration of readers.
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White Car -- Melon Man -- Grottoes: Memories of Christaphobia -- The Body of Brooklyn -- Distant Voice -- Further Father: Remembering John Waterman -- Movies Are a Mother to Me -- On Three Fraternal Aphorisms -- Last Exit to Brooklyn -- Season of Love -- Rear Windows -- My Little Heroes -- Family Snaps -- Some Images: Toward a Photographic Mishnah.

In The Body of Brooklyn David Lazar, an acclaimed essayist and prose stylist, offers a vividly detailed, hilarious, and touching recollection of his Brooklyn upbringing in the 1960s and 70s. His immigrant Jewish heritage and his bodily history--from the travails of childhood obesity to the sexual triumphs of post-adolescent leanness--form the core of this series of essays, all of which will win the interest and admiration of readers.

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