Coupon
Growing Up at Grossinger's
by Tania Grossinger


Overview - "To be devoured in one non-stop gulp...fascinating reading."--The New York Post From 1919 to 1986, Grossinger's Catskill Resort Hotel provided a summer retreat from the city heat for New York's Jews, and entertained the great, the near-great, and the not so great, Jews and Gentiles alike.  Read more...

 
If you order this item now, it will not delay the rest of your order.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 22 copies from $3.39
 
 
 

More About Growing Up at Grossinger's by Tania Grossinger
 
 
 
Overview
"To be devoured in one non-stop gulp...fascinating reading."--The New York Post From 1919 to 1986, Grossinger's Catskill Resort Hotel provided a summer retreat from the city heat for New York's Jews, and entertained the great, the near-great, and the not so great, Jews and Gentiles alike. A melting pot of the Borscht Belt, sports, and show-biz worlds, loyal visitors included Red Buttons, Rocky Marciano, Eddie Fisher, and Jackie Robinson. Tania Grossinger grew up there. In her fascinating insider's account of life in the hospitality industry, she sheds light on how hotel children keep up with the frenetic pace of life, and how they come to grips with the outside world (which intrudes now and again), sex (happening in every room), and, occasionally, their intellectual interests. Growing Up at Grossinger's is both a wonderful coming-of-age story and a sentimental reading of a chapter of the Jewish experience in America that has now closed. 25 b/w photographs.

Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade, Good Books, Sports Publishing, and Yucca imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs. Our list includes biographies on well-known historical figures like Benjamin Franklin, Nelson Mandela, and Alexander Graham Bell, as well as villains from history, such as Heinrich Himmler, John Wayne Gacy, and O. J. Simpson. We have also published survivor stories of World War II, memoirs about overcoming adversity, first-hand tales of adventure, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781602392052
  • ISBN-10: 1602392056
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publish Date: June 2008
  • Page Count: 187
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.61 x 0.63 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.85 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Biography & Autobiography > General
Books > History > Modern - 20th Century

 
BAM Customer Reviews