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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... and Fourteenth Avenues up in the future Fort Tryon and Inwood, and numbered streets up to 229, but the specks indicating buildings in the northern part ...
... and then if the buildings are not blown away, they pull them down and pack them away like tents to another dwelling place,” wrote the reformer Charles ...
... only common thread through a district's violent shifts of fortune, through building and rebuilding, prosperity and decline, reclamation and destruction.
The early New Yorkers already knew that they were not building a Rome and that the thoroughfares themselves would be their monument.
... halting at Times Square at about the same time that that square was so named, when the Times building was erected between 1902 and 1904.
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LOW LIFE: Lures and Snares of Old New YorkComentariu Utilizator - Kirkus
A guided tour through Manhattan's demimonde of the last century, conducted with exquisite relish by East Village journalist Sante (Esquire, The Village Voice, etc.), who speaks with all the authority ... Citiți recenzia completă
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I am a huge fan of historical writing, especially social history. I care about the broader political context that informs most history, but I also really want to know about the little things, too ... Citiți recenzia completă