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An American Childhood is narrated in the first person from the author's perspective.
The past tense is used for stories from the author's past, and the author uses present tense when addressing the reader.
An American Childhood refers to the author's childhood growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and her growing awareness of social, economic, and political aspects of being an American girl.
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