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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Past decades come into vogue at regular intervals, at the point at which people who experienced those decades as children and adolescents attain positions ...
Then the tales, the legends, the styles and prejudices and assumptions of those decades are transmitted to younger generations, and these pass along the ...
Before the late tenement phase lay decades' worth of unbelievable rookeries. What all sorts of tenements have in common is the principle of containing the ...
... but this only prevented the construction of new ones; they continued to be found for decades afterward, and in fact some still exist today.
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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