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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... decorative artifacts, bereft of purpose except to evoke vague images of an era about which little need be known other than that it was a “simpler time.
(They got their start as an ensemble in the 1935 Broadway production of Sidney Kingsley's Dead End and were at times also known ...
... the city might more truthfully answer to the twin appellations by which it was known to tramps: the Big Smear and the Big Onion.
The speed of this growth—its rising temperature—is best conveyed by a well-known fact: when the present City Hall was built, between 1803 and 1812, ...
A canal was built east and west (later to be filled in and eventually known as Canal Street), and the drained pond was s . The B O D Y - J - 5.
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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