The Growing Seasons

The Growing Seasons

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A Princeton University professor and Marine Corps veteran recounts his Great Depression-era boyhood, during which he accompanied his father to numerous cities and farms in search of work, lost his mother and gained a stepmother, and experienced the temptations of pre-war adolescence. Reprint. 35, 000 first printing.I like the mystery in poems, the way the form seems to keep the poet from quite saying everything he has to say, or saying it ... I know that cana#39;t be right, but I dona#39;t look it up and correct it, because ita#39;s funny and sort of dirty the way I remember. ... very excited about it: they quarrel about who will be the bride, and what she should wear, and who should be her bridesmaids. ... I ask my father, and he says, aquot;Thata#39;s the day when the bills start coming in, aquot; and Nellie snorts and says they do it foranbsp;...

Title:The Growing Seasons
Author:Samuel Hynes
Publisher:Penguin - 2004


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