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city-pick New York

city-pick New York

Author(s): Heather Reyes (Editor)

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Various

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New York is one of the most exciting and pulsating cities on earth. Here over seventy dazzling writers celebrate the richness and diversity of this amazing metropolis – the latest in this unique series featuring the best-ever writing on favourite World cities. F Scott Fitzgerald journeys up Fifth Avenue … Bob Dylan and Suze Rotolo arrive in Greenwich Village … Alistair Cooke looks out over Central Park … David Byrne does the Five Boro Bike Tour … Edmund White finds a city of freedoms… Jan Morris recalls Manhattan 1945 … Ian Frazier hears it for Brooklyn … Teju Cole encounters the Statue of Liberty … John Dos Passos pities the poor immigrant … and much, much more.

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There are some pieces in this anthology that just explain and illuminate so well some key aspects of the city and/or its history. A great accompaniment to a visit to the Big Apple –...

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