The Brooklyn Nobody Knows

Author: William B. Helmreich
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400883121
Size: 76.96 MB
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The guide covers every one of Brooklyn’s forty-four neighborhoods, from Greenpoint to Coney Island, providing a colorful portrait of each section’s most interesting, unusual, and unknown people, places, and things.

The New York Nobody Knows

Author: William B. Helmreich
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400848318
Size: 73.72 MB
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Truly unforgettable, The New York Nobody Knows will forever change how you view the world's greatest city.

The Brooklyn Experience

Author: Ellen Freudenheim
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813577446
Size: 14.23 MB
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Included in the book are essays and the pithy, sometimes funny comments of sixty cultural, literary, and culinary movers and shakers, culled from exclusive interviews with experts from the James Beard Foundation to the cofounder of the ...

Nonstop Metropolis

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520285948
Size: 75.83 MB
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Contributors:ÊSheerly Avni,ÊGaiutra Bahadur,ÊMarshall Berman,ÊJoe Boyd,ÊWill Butler,ÊGarnette Cadogan,ÊThomas J. Campanella,ÊDaniel Aldana Cohen,ÊTeju Cole,ÊJoel Dinerstein,ÊPaul La Farge,ÊFrancisco Goldman,ÊMargo Jefferson ...

The New Brooklyn

Author: Kay S. Hymowitz
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442266589
Size: 62.65 MB
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In The New Brooklyn, Kay Hymowitz chronicles the policies and events that transformed the borough so dramatically in such a short period of time and considers whether the borough’s new wealth will lift up some of the borough’s most ...


Author: Colm Toibin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501106473
Size: 15.33 MB
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Includes a preview of Colm Toibin's novel Nora Webster.

The Great Bridge

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743218310
Size: 73.55 MB
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But this is not merely the saga of an engineering miracle; it is a sweeping narrative of the social climate of the time and of the heroes and rascals who had a hand in either constructing or exploiting the surpassing enterprise.

Brooklyn By Name

Author: Leonard Benardo
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814799451
Size: 65.24 MB
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An intriguing sojourn through the streets and neighborhoods of Brooklyn examines more than five hundred of the metropolis's most prominent place names, organized alphabetically by region, to uncover the real-life stories, history, and ...

Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Author: John Feinstein
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385535945
Size: 70.81 MB
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John Feinstein gets to the heart of the human stories in a uniquely compelling way, crafting a masterful book that stands alongside his very best works. From the Hardcover edition.