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Low life : lures and snares of old New York

Author: Luc Sante
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus Giroux, 2003.
Series: Vintage departures
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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aLuc Sante's Low Life Low Life provides an arresting and entertaining view of what New York was actually like in its salad days. But it's more than simpy a book about New York. It's one of the most provocative books about urban life ever written--an evocation of the mythology of the quintessential modern metropolis, which has much to say not only about New York's past but about the present and future of all cities.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sante, Luc.
Low life
(DLC) 91058051
(OCoLC)931313207
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luc Sante
ISBN: 9781466895638 1466895632
OCLC Number: 944241811
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1991.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 414 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series Title: Vintage departures
Responsibility: Luc Sante.
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aLuc Sante's Low Life Low Life provides an arresting and entertaining view of what New York was actually like in its salad days. But it's more than simpy a book about New York. It's one of the most provocative books about urban life ever written--an evocation of the mythology of the quintessential modern metropolis, which has much to say not only about New York's past but about the present and future of all cities.

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