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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... the night that I struck New York, I went out for a quiet walk; Folks who are “on to” the city say, Better by far that I took Broadway; But I was out to ...
memoration of the Tenth (Negro) Cavalry, who, popular accounts notwithstanding, actually took the eponymous Cuban elevation well in advance of Teddy ...
Such accommodations were originally intended for emergencies, but a permanent state of emergency soon took hold. These rooms, with planks for bedding, ...
... workers whose duties took them to the domiciles of the very poorest, who invariably lived on the upper stories after the eradication of cellar lodgings.
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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