Growing Up in New York City Prep School, Prison, and Frank's Pizza Parlor By Howard Freeman
Boisterous on the subway and bumping into commuters on their way home from work, or excitedly talking in huddles on street corners near their high school or in front of a pizza parlor, teenagers in New York City haven't changed much in fifty years, when the author grew up on the Upper East Side. Today's kids have the same basic needs as they've always had: hope for the future and an adult who cares. These adults create an impression of the future that kids tend to grow into.

In Growing Up In New York City, author Howard Freeman shares stories of kids growing up in New York City from diverse backgrounds and parts of the city, and from several different decades—and recounts his own story from the 1970s, when many families like his abandoned the city for a "better place to raise kids." Ultimately, whether working in Wall Street buildings or sweeping the trash from the corner of Wall and Broad, the kids who grow up in New York City often later run the city and, as a result, run much of the world.
TitleGrowing Up in New York City
SubtitlePrep School, Prison, and Frank's Pizza Parlor
AuthorBy Howard Freeman
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published6 November 2018
Dimensions7.00 x 9.25in.
IllustrationsBlack & White Photos.

About the author

Howard Freeman grew up on the Upper East Side in a building that was dubbed "Nevsky Prospekt" by the New York Times because of its high percentage of Russians who'd emigrated after the Revolution. He attended Trinity School on the Upper West Side and was occasionally punched by the neighborhood public school kids because of his blue blazer, motif tie, and bowl cut. The author lives in Manhattan with his wife, three sons and, soon, a dog. They are still picking out the dog, and his wife and three sons will have their way. He will be the one to walk it in December. He can tell you that much. Howard works as a fundraiser for an organization that does outreach to teens in more than 101 countries and all 50 states.

ISBNs: 9781510722927 978-1-5107-2292-7 Title: growing up in new york city category:FAM 
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