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At the strangers' gate : arrivals in New York

Author: Adam Gopnik
Publisher: London : riverrun, 2017. ℗♭2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Adam Gopnik and his soon-to-be-wife, Martha, left the comforts of home in Montreal for New York, the city then, much like today, was a pilgrimage site for the young, the arty, and the ambitious. But it was also becoming a city of greed, where both life's consolations and its necessities were increasingly going to the highest bidder. At the Strangers' Gate builds a portrait of this particular moment in New York  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Adam Gopnik; Adam Gopnik; Adam Gopnik
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Gopnik
ISBN: 9781786489272 1786489279 9781786489197 1786489198
OCLC Number: 1007630222
Description: 253 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Adam Gopnik.

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From The New York Times best-selling author of Paris to the Moon and beloved New Yorker writer, a memoir that captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s.  Read more...

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Gopnik's sentences build into paragraphs that are architectural feats . . . He is investigative again, tracing this psychic image of his own time, his own New York * Guardian * Self-deprecation, his Read more...

 
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