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.
... 'pitched” together, form the roof. The door is a barrel on end. There is a garden, too, and this is encircled 6 . L S W L T H E | L a n d s cap e : ]
Between the doors lay a pocket vestibule which might at a later date hold mailboxes. It would have a floor of mosaic tiles, sawtooth moldings and possibly ...
The doors might be carved, might have glass in them, might be curtained. Or not, depending on the expediency of the project; a single door might suffice, ...
... upset that seething pot of butcher's offal soup that is cooking upon a little furnace at the head of the stairs—open that door—go in, if you can get in.
... a water closet or outside privy for every two inhabitants, and a transom above the door of each inner room, although the last provision was delayed ...
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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