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Hardcover Memories are made of this: What it was like to grow up in the Fifties Book

ISBN: 0888620764

ISBN13: 9780888620767

Memories are made of this: What it was like to grow up in the Fifties

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"Burdened with the guilt of having to initiate this dirty thing called sex, and having it on their minds all the time, the boys, in their role of sexual predator, dressed like crooks: greasy bogie cuts, zoot-suit pants and pointy black shoes.... They looked evil, because sex was evil, and evil was sexy." Melinda McCracken's account of growing up in Winnipeg in the 1950s is a vivid portrait of this paradoxical period of licence and repression. She...

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