My first New York : early adventures in the big city : as remembered by actors, artists, athletes, chefs, comedians, filmmakers, mayors, models, moguls, porn stars, rockers, writers and others (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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My first New York : early adventures in the big city : as remembered by actors, artists, athletes, chefs, comedians, filmmakers, mayors, models, moguls, porn stars, rockers, writers and others
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My first New York : early adventures in the big city : as remembered by actors, artists, athletes, chefs, comedians, filmmakers, mayors, models, moguls, porn stars, rockers, writers and others

Author: David Haskell; Adam Moss
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"From some of the most remarkable people who have called the city home, come fifty-six candid accounts of long nights out and wild nights in, of first dates and lost loves, of memorable meals and miserable jobs, of slow walks up Broadway and fast subway rides downtown. From a mix of actors, artists, comedians, entrepreneurs, politicians, sports stars, writers, and more, these moving and memorable stories combine to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Anecdotes
History
Biography Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Haskell; Adam Moss
ISBN: 9780061963933 0061963933
OCLC Number: 422763785
Notes: "Portions of this book appeared previously in New York magazine and on nymag.com"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 239 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: David Dinkins, former mayor, 1933 --
Lorin Maazel, conductor, 1939 --
Yogi Berra, baseball player, 1946 --
Chita Rivera, actress and singer, 1948 --
Jonas Mekas, filmmaker, 1949 --
Liz Smith, gossip columnist, 1949 --
Paul Taylor, dancer and choreographer, 1952 --
James Rosenquist, artist, 1955 --
Dan Rather, journalist, 1956 --
Larry Kramer, playwright, 1957 --
Tommy Tune, director and choreography, 1957 --
Daniel Libeskind, architect, 1959 --
Liza Minnelli, actress and singer, 1961 --
Nora Ephron, writer and filmmaker, 1962 --
Tom Wolfe, writer, 1962 --
Judy Collins, signer, 1963 --
Danny DeVito, actor, 1963 --
Lauren Hutton, model and actress, 1964 --
Chuck Close, artist, 1967 --
André Aciman, writer, 1968 --
Mary Boone, art gallerist, 1970 --
Diane Von Furstenberg, designer, 1970 --
Padma Lakshmi, television host, 1974 --
Lorne Michaels, television producer, 1975 --
Cindy Sherman, artist, 1977 --
Jann Wenner, magazine editor, 1977 --
Graydon Carter, magazine editor, 1978 --
Gary Shteyngart, writer, 1979 --
Danny Meyer, restaurateur, 1980 --
Susanne Bartsch, party promoter, 1981 --
Colum McCann, writer, 1982 --
David Rakoff, writer, 1982 --
Harold Evans, journalist, 1982 --
Keith Hernandez, baseball player, 1983 --
Ira Glass, radio host, 1984 --
Parker Posey, actress, 1984 --
Naomi Campbell, model, 1986 --
Audra McDonald, actress, 1988 --
Mike Myers, comedian, 1988 --
Chloë Sevigny, actress, 1991 --
Amy Sedaris, comedienne, 1993 --
Rufus Wainwright, musician, 1994 --
Maggie Gyllenhaal, actress, 1995 --
Michael Lucas, porn star, 1997 --
Albert Hammond Jr., musician, 1998 --
Andy Samberg, comedian, 1998 --
David Chang, chef, 1999 --
Michel Gondry, filmmaker, 2002 --
Nick Denton, internet publisher, 2002 --
Kara Walker, artist, 2002 --
Ashley Dupré, former escort, 2004 --
Zoe Kazan, actress, 2005 --
Agyness Deyn, model, 2006 --
James Franco, actor and student, 2008 --
Nate Silver, political analyst, 2009 --
Jenny Joslin, aspiring actress, 2009.
Other Titles: New York magazine.
Responsibility: edited by David Haskell and Adam Moss.
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Features accounts of early adventures in the city by some of the legions of people who have called it home, including Actress Lauren Hutton on jumping into a cab without a destination that first day  Read more...

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"These small, glittering essays make a reader feel that the sheer force of all these dreams, this persistence, might in fact rub off on you." -- Los Angeles Times "No matter how rich and famous they Read more...

 
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