Kodak Elegy

Kodak Elegy

A Cold War Childhood

eBook - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
In a memoir that exposes the banalities of America's post-Word War II prosperity, the author discusses his upbringing as a son of an Eastman Kodak engineer in 1950s Rochester, New York, as well as his family's earlier history and his life in the 60s and 70s.

Lightning Source, Inc. Ebooks
An compelling coming-of-age memoir that presents a portrait of suburban life in upstate New York shaped by the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam and the constant threat of Nuclear exchange during the 1950's/early 1960's.

Book News
This personal memoir of mid-century American life examines the upbringing of an upper-middle class child amongst the prosperity and conformity of Rochester, New York. The volume explores the boom of the post-war years, and juxtaposes the surface tranquility of this world with underlying tensions of war, racism and political change at work behind the scenes. Decker is a professor of English at Oklahoma State University. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780815651680
0815651686
9780815609728
0815609728
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 255 pages :) : illustrations
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ChristchurchLib Mar 19, 2013

"In a memoir that exposes the banalities of America's post-World War II prosperity, the author discusses his upbringing as a son of an Eastman Kodak engineer in 1950s Rochester, New York, as well as his family's earlier history and his life in the '60s and '70s." March 2013 Biography and Memoir newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=613005

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