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This guide will describe what a memoir is, and it will give information about a variety of memoirs available in the Kirkwoood Library collection.

Coming of Age and Growing Up

These memoirs are about growing up, or coming of age.  They focus on the transformation from childhood to adulthood and the significant events and experiences of that time. Some are funny, some are heartbreaking. Some take place in the United States and some take place in  other places around the world. If you don't see what you're looking for, search the catalog or talk to a librarian. If we don't have what you're looking for, we might be able to borrow or purchase something for you.

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6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA


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