"In 1988, Corman contributed an essay to the New York Times Magazine on his Bronx neighborhood, which he reprints here. Lively and concise, it contrasts with the bland and fragmented quality of the rest of the memoir."
Corman (The Boyfriend from Hell
, 2006, etc.) returns to the place he fictionalized in The Old Neighborhood
(1980) in this affectionate recollection of his youth.
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