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Brooklyn was mine

Author: Chris Knutsen; Valerie Steiker
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Riverhead trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Twenty original essays by Katie Roiphe, Susan Choi, Jonathan Lethem, Jennifer Egan, Emily Barton, Michael Thomas, and other authors pay tribute to Brooklyn and the unique quality, character, and diversity of the borough.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Knutsen; Valerie Steiker
ISBN: 9781594482823 1594482829
OCLC Number: 166359951
Description: 232 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: I hate Brighton Beach / Lara Vapnyar --
Reading Lucy / Jennifer Egan --
Riding in the red hook / Lawrence Osborne --
A sentimental education / Alexandra Styron --
Brooklyn wildlife / Vijay Seshadri --
A Coney Island of the mind / Katie Roiphe --
Ruckus Flatbush / Jonathan Lethem --
Eli Miller's seltzer delivery service / Emily Barton --
Brooklyn pastoral / Darcey Steinke --
Diamonds / Colin Harrison --
Make a light / Philip Dray --
Bridges / Joanna Herson --
A windstorm in downtown Brooklyn / Robert Sullivan --
Down the manhole / Elizabeth Gaffney --
A true story / Darin Strauss --
Underwood park: the first 12,000 years / Susan Choi --
The pool at the St. George Hotel / Rachel Cline --
You can't go home again / John Burnham Schwartz --
Home at last / Dinaw Mengestu.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Knutsen and Valerie Steiker.
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Twenty original essays by Katie Roiphe, Susan Choi, Jonathan Lethem, Jennifer Egan, Emily Barton, Michael Thomas, and other authors pay tribute to Brooklyn and the unique quality, character, and diversity of the borough.

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