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Growing Up in the 1940s By Lynne Gross
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Growing Up in the 1940s includes 50 illustrated short stories, sprung from the pages of the author's diaries. Most of the stories take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and incorporate historical... More > facts and sociological commentary on such subjects as baseball, cigarettes, coal furnaces, garbage, Girl Scouts, holidays, ice boxes, love, medicine, milkmen, movies, politics, radio, religion, transportation, and World War II.< Less
Coming of Age in the 1950s By Lynne Gross
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Coming of Age in the 1950s includes 64 illustrated short stories, sprung from the pages of the author’s diaries, which she has kept since she was 10 years old. Most of the stories are based in... More > Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but the last few feature Los Angeles, California. The stories incorporate historical facts and sociological commentary on such subjects as apartments, cars, clothes, college dorm life, dating, death, friendship, high school, illness, junior high, meals, modeling, marriage, Miss America, music, newspapers, part-time jobs, pets, religion, shopping, snow, sororities, teachers, television, and travel.< Less
Stories From My Career By Lynne Gross
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Stories From My Career is a compilation of 50 illustrated stories about the author’s career as a college professor and media practitioner. Her career began in the 1960s when very few women were... More > employed in either area and spanned six decades until her retirement. The initial stories take place in Pittsburgh, where she grew up, and Chicago, where she went to college, but most of the stories are centered in the Los Angeles area. A fair number also take place in other countries where she taught and consulted. The stories encompass topics such as combining career and family, the evolution of electronic technology, the civil rights movement, maternity leave practices, television production techniques, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, beginnings of cable TV, teaching challenges, media functions in developing nations, and career advice.< Less
Growing Up in the 1940s By Lynne Gross
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Growing up in the 1940s includes 50 short stories, sprung from the pages of the author's diaries. Most of the stories take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and incorporate historical facts and... More > sociological commentary on such subjects as baseball, cigarettes, coal furnaces, garbage, Girl Scouts, holidays, ice boxes, love, medicine, milkmen, movies, politics, radio religion, transportation, and World War II< Less