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The 40s: the story of a decade / The New Yorker; edited by Henry Finder
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1. United States—History—1933–1945. 2. United States—History—1945–1953. 3. United States—Social life and customs—20th century. 4. United States—Social customs—1933–1945. 5. United States—Social customs—1945–1953. 6. United States—In literature. 7. New Yorker (New York, N.Y.: 1925). I. Finder, Henry. II. Harvey, Giles. III. New Yorker (New York, N.Y.: 1925). IV. New Yorker (New York, N.Y.: 1925).
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