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Up in the old hotel, and other stories

Author: Joseph Mitchell
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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A collection of literary portraits looks at waterfront workers, people on the Bowery, Mohawk Indians working on high structural steel, gypsies, itinerant preachers, and others.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mitchell, Joseph, 1908-1996.
Up in the old hotel, and other stories.
New York : Vintage Books, 1993
(OCoLC)646913208
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Mitchell
ISBN: 0679746315 9780679746317
OCLC Number: 27143785
Notes: "Originally published in a somewhat different form in The New Yorker"--T.p. verso.
Description: xiii, 716 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: McSorley's wonderful saloon: The old house at home --
Mazie --
Hit on the head with cow --
Professor sea gull --
A spism and a spasm --
Lady Olga --
Evening with a gifted child --
A sporting man --
The cave dwellers --
King of the gypsies --
The gypsy women --
The deaf-mutes club --
Santa claus Smith --
The don't swear man --
Obituary of a gin mill --
Houdini's picnic --
The Mohawks in high steel --
All you can hold for five bucks --
A mess of clams --
The same as monkeys glands --
Goodbye, Shirley Temple. McSorley's wonderful saloon cont'd: On the wagon --
The kind old blonde --
I couldn't dope it our --
The downfall of fascism in Black Ankle County --
I blame it all on mamma --
Uncle Dockery and the independent bull --
Old Mr. Flood: Old Mr. Flood --
The black clams --
Mr. Flood's party --
The bottom of the harbor: Up in the old hotel --
The bottom of the harbor --
The rats on the waterfront --
Mr. Hunter's grave --
Dragger captain --
The rivermen --
Joe Gould's secret.
Responsibility: Joseph Mitchell.
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A collection of literary portraits looks at waterfront workers, people on the Bowery, Mohawk Indians working on high structural steel, gypsies, itinerant preachers, and others.

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