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New York in Quotations (Hardcover)

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?Make your mark in New York and you are a made man,” wrote Mark Twain, encapsulating both the naked ambition of the city’s citizens and the opportunities up for grabs in the Big Apple. Others take a more cynical approach, calling the city ?an aviary overstocked with jays” (O. Henry), a ?sucked orange” (Ralph Waldo Emerson), or ?fantastically charmless and elaborately dire” (Henry James). Over the last three-and-a-half centuries, this glamorous, twenty-four hour city has attracted a multitude of thinkers, poets, novelists and playwrights, many of whom have brilliantly encapsulated its unique spirit through verse, prose, or the ultimate wisecrack.
Number of Pages: 87
Genre: History, Travel, Reference
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Language: English
Street Date: November 15, 2016
TCIN: 52261584
UPC: 9781851244201
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-6916
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