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About town : the New Yorker and the world it made

Author: Ben Yagoda
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Da Capo, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First time in paperback: The definitive history of one of America's most enduring and important cultural institutions

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Yagoda
ISBN: 0306810239 9780306810237
OCLC Number: 46737717
Description: 478 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Our far-flung correspondence --
Metropolitan life 1919-25 --
Hard questions 1925-31 --
Lowlife ascendant 1931-41 --
Sophistication and its discontents 1938-51 --
Bland leading the bland 1952-62 --
Time of tumult 1962-71 --
Love is the essential word 1972-87 --
Epilogue : The years with Gottlieb, Brown, and Remnick 1987-99 --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Ben Yagoda.

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