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In the place to be : Guy Trebay's New York

Author: Guy Trebay; Sylvia Plachy
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Offers a collection of spirited essays. Tuned in to the stray comment and the characteristic gesture, this title charts the New York's history eye-to-eye with the people who made it.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Trebay; Sylvia Plachy
ISBN: 1566392780 9781566392785 156639208X 9781566392082
OCLC Number: 30893353
Description: xiii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Talk That Talk --
Worlds in a Small Room --
Down There on a Visit --
The End of the World in Wax --
'Mach Schnell,' Shortcakes! --
The Job Well Done --
Baucis and Philemon in the Bronx --
Candy Says --
Hoofing It --
My Grandson the Shaman --
Junk 'n' Stuff --
Deaf Jam --
Broadway Hustle --
Insane!!! --
I'm Dreaming of a White Column --
Going Off --
In the Salsa Zone --
Kanesha and Aunt Te --
The World as We Knew It --
Thomas Wilson's Unfinished Business --
Turn On, Turn In --
Bronx Cheer --
The Mourning News --
The Horse Knows the Way --
Have a Fresh Day --
Under One Tent --
Le Look --
Net Gain, Net Loss --
Reasons to Be Cheerful --
The Countdown --
Eyes on the Prize --
What Is Love? --
Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room --
He Want You But He Do Not Need You --
God's Acre. Bless the Beasts --
Articles of Faith --
The Strange Garden of David Hammons --
The Rose and the Thorn --
Machine Dreams --
Purple Reign --
Mixed Greens --
A Pompeian Flower in New York --
Too Many Tellings --
Tunnel Vision --
One More Shot --
Hanging in the Flow --
Dog Day Afternoon --
Drug Rules --
The War at Home --
Rules of the Game --
Urban Underdevelopment --
Swing Time --
Land of a Thousand Dances --
Circus Nerves --
The Spirit Is Willing --
Guerrillas Night Out --
Come as You Are --
Come Here Often? --
Auk Auk Auk --
WET --
Wild Style --
Heap of Trouble --
Rites of Spring --
The Hole Story --
Closed for the Season --
" --
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The Three Bears --
A Very Young Elephant --
Life at C --
Everything Must Go.
Responsibility: Guy Trebay ; with photographs by Sylvia Plachy.

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"This is a frank and engaging look at a city that teaches its inhabitants not to make eye contact." --The New York Times "New York has been in a journalistic crisis for years, with almost everyone Read more...

 
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