New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009

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Price
$18.00
Publisher
Modern Library
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Pages
486
Dimensions
5.23 X 1.11 X 8.02 inches | 0.83 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780812974256
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About the Author

Teresa Carpenter is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller Missing Beauty. She is a former senior editor of The Village Voice, where her feature articles on crime and the law won a Pulitzer Prize in 1981. She lives in New York City's Greenwich Village with her husband, writer Steven Levy, and their son.

Reviews

"The most convivial and unorthodox history of New York City one is likely to come across."--The New York Times

"A must-read for anyone who has fallen in love with the Big Apple."--New York Journal of Books

"An absolute masterpiece."--The Atlantic

"An impressive range . . . The voices from the past we hear in these entries reassure us that we're all part of a great cosmic parade."--Maureen Corrigan, NPR

"Fascinating . . . too compelling to put down."--Whitney Matheson, USA Today

"Required reading . . . as comprehensive as it is revealing, making the city come alive."--Susannah Cahalan, New York Post

"My newest favorite browse."--Alexander Nazaryan, New York Daily News
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