If you lived in Brooklyn, this could be your story. In 1940 the author was born in Brooklyn , home of the Brooklyn Dodgers. She writes with joy remembering sitting on the stoop and tightening her roller skates with a shiny new skate key. With skill she enters the street from the areaway joining the other kids.
The afternoon's highlight is hearing the bells of the Good Humor man's truck. The question is: Charlotte Rouse or a Creamsicle?