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A memoir by Stanley Weintraub in which he recalls his early childhood, his service in the Korean War, engaging behind-the-scenes stories of his many writings in history and literature, and the surprising array of prominent figures he met, from Ray Bradbury to Leonard Woolf—and so much more.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title, Copyright, Dedication, Epigraph
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Photos & Illustrations
  2. pp. x-xiii
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  1. Books by Stanley Weintraub
  2. pp. xiv-xvii
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  1. OED Citations by Stanley Weintraub
  2. pp. xviii-xxi
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  1. Preface I: Making the Most of Possibilities
  2. Mark B. Weintraub, David A. Weintraub, and Erica Weintraub Austin
  3. pp. xxii-xxv
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  1. Preface II: Acquiring a Name
  2. pp. xxvi-xxx
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  1. Book I
  1. 1 A Kid’s War I: Beginnings, 1929–1941
  2. pp. 1-31
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  1. 2 A Kid’s War II: The Real Thing, 1941–1945
  2. pp. 32-55
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  1. 3 Kid to Khaki, 1946–1951
  2. pp. 56-80
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  1. 4 Korea, 1951–1953
  2. pp. 81-103
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  1. 5 War in the Wards, 1952–1953
  2. pp. 104-134
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  1. 6 Golden Gates, 1953–1956
  2. pp. 135-157
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  1. 7 Beginning Again, 1956–1965
  2. pp. 158-188
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  1. 8 Beardsley and Beyond, 1966–1968
  2. pp. 189-213
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  1. 9 The Whistler Decade, 1969–1977
  2. pp. 214-243
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  1. Interlude
  2. pp. 244-245
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  1. BOOK II
  1. 10 Victoria and Its Successors
  2. pp. 246-263
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  1. 11 Victorian Sunset
  2. pp. 264-279
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  1. 12 Pearl Harbor and After
  2. pp. 280-300
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  1. 13 Victorian Aftermath
  2. pp. 301-321
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  1. 14 Farewell, Victoria!
  2. pp. 322-333
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  1. 15 Wartime Christmases
  2. pp. 334-352
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  1. 16 American Wars
  2. pp. 353-360
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 361-363
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  1. Afterword: Tributes to Stanley Weintraub
  2. Fellow Bernard Shaw Scholars
  3. pp. 364-374
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780944318805
Related ISBN
9780944318799
MARC Record
OCLC
1183453295
Pages
425
Launched on MUSE
2020-08-13
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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