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A darkening green

Peter S. Prescott

A darkening green

notes on Harvard, the 1950s, and the end of innocence

by Peter S. Prescott

  • 108 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prescott, Peter S. -- Childhood and youth,
  • Prescott, Peter S. -- Diaries,
  • Harvard University -- Students -- Biography,
  • Harvard University -- History -- 20th century,
  • College freshmen -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- Biography,
  • Young men -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- Biography,
  • College students -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
  • Cambridge (Mass.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
  • Cambridge (Mass.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Cambridge (Mass.) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter S. Prescott.
    GenreDiaries, Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLD2149.P74 A3 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23203336M
    ISBN 109781412810098
    LC Control Number2009014931

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