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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They look as if they had been established at first haphazardly, in fits and starts, and then later, as settlement moved northward, realized in one grand ...
... establishing a strong network of political clubs, fraternal organizations, Männerchors, Turnvereins, and a substantial press, and on Second Avenue, ...
The tariff rates can be established with a degree of specificity for circa 1890: twenty-five cents bought the use of a cot, a locker, and a screen; ...
Riis's camera, like that of Lewis Hine after him, generally permits his subjects to compose themselves, to establish the terms of their own portraiture.
... not even made beneficiary of Trinity's official charity, established in 1857. Publicity embarrassed the church; and it duly razed the tenements, ...
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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