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.
Rezultatele 1 - 5 din 92
This is a boisterous, unglamorous period largely lost to collective memory ... and miscellaneous mayhem in late-19th- and early-20th-century New York City .
... Gretchen Wiehmann and Terry Ariano at the Museum of the City of New York, Patricia Paladines at the New-York Historical Society, Terry Geesken and Mary ...
Preface THIS IS A BOOK ABOUT NEW YORK, IT MAY BE BRIEFLY DESCRIBED AS CONCERNING THE VICES AND LURES THAT THE CITY PROFFERED TO THE LOWER CLASSES IN THE ...
In New York the absorption of such imagery into the city's unconscious takes on the contours of actual tradition because the images are accompanied by names ...
Lures and Snares of Old New York Luc Sante ... For that matter, there are numerous parts of the city that have been so thoroughly refashioned in this ...
Ce spun oamenii - Scrieți o recenzie
LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - kapheine - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - datrappert - LibraryThing
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