Growing Up in the Nation’s Capital

Growing Up in the Nation’s Capital

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Growing Up in the Nationa€™s Capital, invites the reader to spend some time with Carrolyn Pichet as she tells the stories of her childhood growing up in Washington, D.C., in the 1940s. Growing from her recollections of the caring and distinctive people who lived around her and creating a village in the midst of the city, this memoir does not tie itself down with exhaustively documented research. Instead, it liberates the members of the community to come to life through the stories that make up its account of the authora€™s early years. Over the span of thirteen chapters, Growing Up in the Nationa€™s Capital introduces the authora€™s family, describes her humble beginnings, paints a picture of family life, walks around the local community, recounts childhood adventures, recalls family road trips, and follows the author on her journey to adulthood. If you have wondered what goes on in the nationa€™s capital in the places beyond the shadows of monuments and outside the halls of power, then Growing Up in the Nationa€™s Capital will give you an intimate, personal, and memorable guided tour of one womana€™s life and help you to become familiar with the lives of all of the members of her urban village.... not have 150 television channels or TiVo remote controls to record our programs when we werena#39;t home or to reprogram our channels. What did we have in my day? We had radio. The radios were incorporated into big boxes with amplifiersanbsp;...

Title:Growing Up in the Nation’s Capital
Author:Carrolyn Pichet
Publisher:Author House - 2013-03-29


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