Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 8 mar. 2016 - 464 pagini
Luc Sante's Low Life is a portrait of America's greatest city, the riotous and anarchic breeding ground of modernity.
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... by a ditch at one point, a large stone at another, a bramble at a third. ... Seventy-second Street and Fifth Avenue, bought for about $40,000 from the ...
... of Cooper Union it splits in twain, becoming Third and Fourth Avenues. ... description: Fourth Avenue—born and bred in the Bowery—staggers northward ...
Third Avenue, however, its “broad-waisted cousin to the east,” has been altered so much as to be unrecognizable. Its leading feature, the elevated railroad, ...
... first specifically the name of a tenement at Fifty-fourth Street and Tenth ... range west of Eighth Avenue, from Twenty-third to Fifty-ninth Streets.
This made the street the site of myriad small skirmishes, ... of the rail yards between Fifty-ninth and Sixty-third Streets along West End Avenue.
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There were a handful of interesting parts, but a lot of it turned into a laundry list of names. Once I decided to start skipping over parts that went too far down into details I started enjoying it a little more. Citiți recenzia completă
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It took me much longer than it should have to finish this book, because I was constantly putting it down to look up people on Wikipedia or to track down referenced books on Project Gutenberg or ... Citiți recenzia completă