Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1 sept. 1991 - 414 pagini
A now-classic portrait of the underside of America's greatest city, Low Life tells the true story of the growth of Manhattan, not the familiar saga of mansions, avenues and robber barons, but the turbulent, often murderous story of the city's slums.
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LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - EricCostello - LibraryThing
A generally good book, with a handful of flaws. Sante, in this volume, gives an oversight of what New York City was like from roughly the 1830s to the end of World War I, going through various aspects ... Citiți recenzia completă
LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - William345 - LibraryThing
This is a fascinating tour of New York's Bowery which in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was a hotbed of gambling, prostitution, and nefarious cons working every conceivable angle on the city's ... Citiți recenzia completă