Native New Yorkers

Author: Evan T. Pritchard
Publisher: Council Oak Books
ISBN: 9781571781079
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Native New Yorkers from the Author: Evan T. Pritchard. A comprehensive and fascinating account of the graceful Algonquin civilization that once flourished in the area that is now New York.

Syncopations

Author: James Campbell
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 052094108X
Size: 47.84 MB
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Syncopations from the Author: James Campbell. This compulsively readable collection of profiles and essays by James Campbell, tied together by a beguiling autobiographical thread, proffers unique observations on writers and writing in the post-1950s period. Campbell considers writers associated with the New Yorker magazine, including John Updike, William Maxwell, Truman Capote, and Jonathan Franzen. Continuing his longterm engagement with African American authors, he offers an account of his legal battle with the FBI over James Baldwin's file and a new profile of Amiri Baraka. He also focuses on the Beat poets Gary Snyder and Allen Ginsberg, as well as writers such as Edmund White and Thom Gunn. Campbell's concluding essay on his childhood in Scotland gracefully connects the book's autobiographical dots.

The New Yorkers

Author: Cathleen Schine
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472110811
Size: 54.32 MB
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The New Yorkers from the Author: Cathleen Schine. Past the hustle and bustle of midtown, sheltered from the squawks of taxis and tourists, lies a quiet little block near Central Park kept humble by rent control. Cathleen Schine's brilliantly funny novel shows us how living on a street like this in New York with a dog is like living in a tiny village, one that has a rhythm all its own. Walking her dog, Beatrice, Jody falls under the spell of Everett's bewitching smile. Everett begins to appreciate his post-divorce life only when he falls in love with Howdy, Polly's puppy. Polly lives with her brother, George, who isn't looking so much for a love life as for life direction, and Howdy leads him right to it. Doris hates the trash on her block, she hates the pee on her SUV's large tires, and, above all, she hates dogs. That is, until she gets one of her own. In The New Yorkers, as in life, canine companions compel their masters to go outside of themselves, to take part in the community they live in, to make friends, and sometimes, to fall in love.

New Yorkers With Audio Level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library

Author: O. Henry
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0194631877
Size: 36.89 MB
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New Yorkers With Audio Level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library from the Author: O. Henry. A level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. This version includes an audio book: listen to the story as you read. Retold for Learners of English by Diane Mowat. A housewife, a tramp, a lawyer, a waitress, an actress - ordinary people living ordinary lives in New York at the beginning of the twentieth century. The city has changed greatly since that time, but its people are much the same. Some are rich, some are poor, some are happy, some are sad, some have found love, some are looking for love. O. Henry's famous short stories - sensitive, funny, sympathetic - give us vivid pictures of the everyday lives of these New Yorkers.

After The Fall

Author: Mary Marshall Clark
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595587675
Size: 53.13 MB
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After The Fall from the Author: Mary Marshall Clark. Published to mark the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, After the Fall is a landmark oral history drawn from the celebrated collection of 9/11 interviews at Columbia University. Within days of 9/11, Columbia’s Oral History Research Office deployed interviewers across the city to begin collecting the accounts and observations of hundreds of people from a diverse mix of New York neighborhoods and backgrounds. Over subsequent months and years, follow-up interviews produced a deep and revealing look at how the attacks changed individual lives and communities in New York City. After the Fall presents a selection of these fascinating testimonies, with heartbreaking and enlightening stories from a broad range of New Yorkers. The interviews include first-responders, taxi drivers, school teachers, artists, religious leaders, immigrants, and others who were interviewed at intervals since the 2001 attacks. The result is a remarkable time-lapse account of the city as it changed in the wake of 9/11, one that will resonate powerfully with New Yorkers and millions of others who continue to feel the impact of the most damaging attack on American soil in history.

The New Yorkers

Author: Hortense Calisher
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480438944
Size: 29.33 MB
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The New Yorkers from the Author: Hortense Calisher. A sprawling, multicharacter masterpiece of guilt and the hope for redemption Opening in 1943 and spanning over a decade, The New Yorkers is Hortense Calisher’s most ambitious novel. Judge Simon Mannix, a well-educated upper-middle-class New Yorker, is faced with a terrible decision when his unfaithful wife is accidentally shot and killed by their twelve-year-old daughter. Mannix insists upon keeping the truth a secret, claiming that the death was a suicide, as he attempts to save his child from a life of psychological trauma. Shame accumulates in his consciousness, and Mannix finds himself obsessed with the nuances of guilt. Calisher weaves a complex tapestry of closely observed human behaviors and emotions, accentuated by a collection of fragmented portraits of the lives that intersect with those of the judge and his daughter.

Real New Yorkers

Author: Danny Abosch
Publisher: Danny Abosch
ISBN: 1483516644
Size: 59.30 MB
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Real New Yorkers from the Author: Danny Abosch. Real New Yorkers Music and Lyrics by Danny Abosch http://youtu.be/heNtD3SHqmw

The Drawing Book

Author: Paik Sae Hyun
Publisher: Booklean
ISBN:
Size: 70.96 MB
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The Drawing Book from the Author: Paik Sae Hyun. The Drawing Book is a sketch collection of New Yorkers created by Paik Sae Hyun during Winter 2011. A Brooklyn-based artist Paik Sae Hyun captured dozens of people on the train, and sketched them as well as her portraits on the MOLESKINE Notebook. http://paiksaehyun.com

100 New Yorkers

Author: Julia Holmes
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9781892145314
Size: 55.87 MB
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100 New Yorkers from the Author: Julia Holmes. A fascinating portrait of New York features portraits of one hundred great New Yorkers and the places in the city that still resonate with their presence, including Walt Whitman, Diego Rivera, Andy Warhol, John Lennon, Frank Sinatra, Dorothy Parker, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Original.

Keepers Of The Revolution

Author: Paul A. Gilje
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801499593
Size: 26.45 MB
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Keepers Of The Revolution from the Author: Paul A. Gilje. Describes social life and customs of the working people in New York after the Revolution. Includes sections on apprentices and youths, journeymen, master craftsmen, waterfrom workers, African Americans, and women.