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Bronx primitive

Kate Simon

Bronx primitive

portraits in a childhood

by Kate Simon

  • 337 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Simon, Kate -- Childhood and youth,
  • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKate Simon.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF128.9.J5 S57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p. ;
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18394346M
    ISBN 100140263314
    OCLC/WorldCa37570086

    Bronx Primitive is a delightfully honest, colorful, witty and completely unsentimental memoir of her girlhood in a Bronx filled with immigrants from many nations. When it was first published in , it was named one of the 12 best books of the year by the New York Times Book Review. Learn more about Kate Simon. Browse Kate Simon’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible.

    The Bronx (/ b r ɒ ŋ k s /) is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Bronx County, in the U.S. state of New York, the third-most densely populated county in the United States. It is south of Westchester County; northeast and east of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of Queens, across the East Bronx has a land area of 42 square miles ( km 2) and a population of City: New York City. "As an account of growing up female, it is a fit companion piece to Mary McCarthy's classic Memoirs of a Catholic Girlhood."-Le Anne Schreiber, The New York : Simon, Kate.

      She has read Bronx Primitive multiple times and highly recommends it. Barbara, a fan of well-researched historical fiction, recommended The Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly’s novel which recounts the experiences of three women during and after World War II, and offers a vivid picture of life at the Ravensbruck concentration : Elizabeth Waters.   The result is a vibrant mix of historical and contemporary voices; at one point an excerpt from E. L. Doctorow's novel Billy Bathgate is followed by an account from Kate Simon's Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a : Rutgers University Press.


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Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood Paperback – August 1, by Kate Simon (Author) › Visit Amazon's Kate Simon Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(11). Bronx Primitive covers Simon’s life from her arrival in New York City from Poland’s Warsaw Ghetto at four years old, to the cusp of her adolescence at It is organized into fourteen chapters that interlink with one another, but do not mark a fully chronological progression; that is, the book does not center upon a specific plot, so much.

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When it was first published init was named one of the 12 best books of the year by the New York Times Book Review. Get this from a library. Bronx primitive. [Kate Simon] -- The classic, unforgettable memoir of a young girl's coming of age, "Bronx Primitive" recalls the vitality of an immigrant neighborhood through the unsentimental eyes of a child.

With an unerring eye. Bronx Primitive, in full Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood, memoir by Kate Simon, published in It evokes working-class Jewish immigrant life in the Bronx during the early 20th century. A Wider World: Portraits in an Adolescence () and Etchings in an Hourglass () were later installments in Simon’s autobiography.

This article was most recently revised and updated by. Audiobook narrator Barbara Rosenblat narrates BRONX PRIMITIVE: PORTRAITS IN A CHILDHOOD by Kate Simon, in this review sample recording. Find items like Bronx Primitive at Bas Bleu. It's Kate Simon's mesmerizing voice in Bronx Primitive that makes her memoir of growing up in a Polish-Jewish family in early twentieth-century New York so compelling.

And it's surprisingly timely, this story of immigrants trying to navigate their way through a new world. Her remembrances of her family and neighbors make all those who are long.

About Bronx Primitive “As an account of growing up female, it is a fit companion piece to Mary McCarthy’s classic Memoirs of a Catholic Girlhood.”—Le Anne Schreiber, The New York Times.

Bronx Primitive is made up of fourteen chapters that read more like a series of interconnected essays touching on various aspects of growing up--her family and friends, school and life in general on th Street and Lafontaine Avenue, and the reader gets a snapshot view of Simon's life up to the age of some ways her childhood /5(14).

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ALSO KNOWN AS KAILA Date:Sunday, Late City Final Edition Section 7; Page 9, Column 1; Book Review Desk Byline: By HELEN YGLESIAS; Helen Yglesias is the author of ''Family Feeling'' and, most recently, ''Sweetsir.'' Lead: BRONX PRIMITIVE Portraits in a Childhood.

By Kate Simon. York: The Viking Press. $ Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood, Paperback by Simon, Kate, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US A memoir of the author's childhood growing up in the BronxSeller Rating: % positive.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Etchings in an Hourglass: A Sequel to Bronx Primitive and a Wider World by Kate Simon (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. But a recent reading of Kate Simon’s best-selling memoir “Bronx Primitive” suggested that the Eastern Europeans who passed through Ellis Island in.

Get this from a library. Bronx primitive: portraits in a childhood. [Kate Simon] -- The classic, unforgettable memoir of a young girl's coming of age, "Bronx Primitive" recalls the vitality of an immigrant neighborhood through the unsentimental eyes of a child.

With an unerring eye. The classic, unforgettable memoir of a young girl's coming of age, "Bronx Primitive" recalls the vitality of an immigrant neighborhood through the unsentimental eyes of a child.

With an unerring eye for detail and an iridescent, clear-eyed prose, Kate Simon captures the particular world of her childhood as well as the universal uncertainties and triumphs of a young girl on the threshold of. ''Bronx Primitive'' was widely read and admired, justly, for its vivid picture of immigrant life in New York and for its author's distinctly individual perspective on that life.Catalog Bronx primitive:» Book Simon, Kate, Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood.

New York: Viking Press, MLA Citation (style guide) Simon, Kate. Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood. New York: Viking Press, Print. Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July Citations contain only title, author.The first, Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood () was one of the New York Times twelve best books of and was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award.

This was followed by Wider World: Portraits in an Adolescence () that told of her teen age period and college experiences.