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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Author(s): Betty Smith

Location(s): Brooklyn, New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Early 20th century

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This is a New York classic about a young girl growing up in Brooklyn, evocative of this area of New York (Williamsburg) and describes the experience of people immigrating into the city.

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Downtown

Downtown

Author(s): Pete Hamill

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Historical, Travelogue

Era(s): Various

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Manhattan, the keystone of New York City, is a place of ghosts and buried memory. One can still see remnants of the British colony, the mansions of the robber barons, and the speakeasies of the 1920s. These are the...

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Everyone is Watching

Everyone is Watching

Author(s): Megan Bradbury

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Various

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‘Beautiful, kaleidoscopic . . . everyone should be watching Megan Bradbury from now on’ Eimear McBride, Baileys Prize-winning author of A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing New York: A city that inspires. A city that draws people in. A city...

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Find and Seek New York

Find and Seek New York

Author(s): Sally Roydhouse

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Children, Travelogue

Era(s): Various

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When a child steps outside their ordinary world and travels to a foreign city or country, an adventure awaits. In Find and Seek New York a small boy arrives in the city of New York with his family, willing...

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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler

Author(s): E L Konigsburg

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): 20th Century

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Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned kind of running away… so she decided not to run FROM somewhere, but TO somewhere. And so, after some careful planning, she and her younger brother, Jamie, escaped– right...

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grk and The Hot Dog Trail

grk and The Hot Dog Trail

Author(s): Josh Lacey

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): Modern

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New York might be the Big Apple, but for Tim it’s sausage city! A priceless golden statue has been stolen and Tim has a vital clue. He follows the trail of hot dogs in a sizzling chase from sleepy...

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Manhattan Noir

Manhattan Noir

Author(s): Lawrence Block

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Crime, Short Stories

Era(s): Modern

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Short stories set in Manhattan under the editorship of Lawrence Block and contains stories by Jeffrey Deaver, Lawrence Block, Charles Ardai, Carol Lea Benjamin, Thomas H Cook, Jim Fusilli, Robert Knighlty, John Lutz, Liz Martinez, Maan Meyers, Martin Meyers,...

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The Dollhouse

The Dollhouse

Author(s): Fiona Davis

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern/1950s

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When she arrives at the famed Barbizon Hotel in 1952 Darby McLaughlin is everything her hall mates aren’t: plain, self-conscious, homesick and convinced she doesn’t belong. Yet when she befriends Esme, a Barbizon maid, she’s introduced to an entirely...

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The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

Author(s): Dominic Smith

Location(s): Amsterdam, Brooklyn, Sydney

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1630s - 2000s

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Amsterdam, 1631: Sara de Vos becomes the first woman to be admitted as a master painter to the city s Guild of St. Luke. Though women do not paint landscapes (they are generally restricted to indoor subjects), a wintry...

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The Secret Wife

The Secret Wife

Author(s): Gill Paul

Location(s): New York State, Russia, San Francisco

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Early 20th Century and 2011

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A Russian grand duchess and an English journalist. Linked by one of the world’s greatest mysteries . . . Love. Guilt. Heartbreak. 1914 Russia is on the brink of collapse, and the Romanov family faces a terrifyingly uncertain future....

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