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Insomniac City : New York, Oliver, and me

Author: Bill Hayes
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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A "celebration of what [writer and photographer] Bill Hayes calls 'the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected' of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late [neurologist] Oliver Sacks"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Diaries
Biography
Portraits
Named Person: Bill Hayes; Bill Hayes; Bill Hayes; Oliver Sacks; Oliver Sacks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Hayes
ISBN: 1620404931 9781620404935
OCLC Number: 971246712
Description: 291 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I: Insomniac City --
Insomniac City --
Sleep: loss --
Black crow --
O and I --
On becoming a New Yorker --
Subway Lifer --
The summer Michael Jackson dies --
A fisherman on the subway --
A poem written on the stars --
The moving man --
For the skateboarders --
Part II: On being not dead --
The thank-you man --
The same taxi twice --
The weeping man --
On being not dead --
On a typewriter --
At the skateboard park --
A woman who knew her way --
Driving a supermodel --
Lessons from the smoke shop --
A year in trees --
On Father's Day --
Part III: How New York breaks your heart --
My afternoon with Ilona --
His name is Raheem --
A Monet of one's own --
But --
Everything that I don't have --
A pencil sharpener --
Home --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Bill Hayes.

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A "celebration of what [writer and photographer] Bill Hayes calls 'the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected' of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late [neurologist] Oliver Sacks"--Amazon.com.

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