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In Downtown, Pete Hamill leads us on an unforgettable journey through the city he loves, from the island's southern tip to Times Square, combining a moving memoir of his days and nights in New York with a passionate history of its most enduring places and people.

In the tradition of E. B. White's Here Is New York, this will be a timeless evocation of the city, ideal for lovers of New York everywhere.

More than just history or reporting, this is an elegy by a native son who haslived through some of New York's most historic moments, and continues to call this magnificent, haunted city his home.

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In Downtown, Pete Hamill leads us on an unforgettable journey through the city he loves, from the island's southern tip to Times Square, combining a moving memoir of his days and nights in New York with a passionate history of its most enduring places and people.

About the Author

Pete Hamill is a novelist, journalist, editor, and screenwriter. He is the author of 21 previous books including the bestselling novels Tabloid City, Forever, and Snow in August and the bestselling memoir A Drinking Life. He writes a column for the New York Daily News and lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316010689
Author:
Hamill, Pete
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Subject:
United States - Mid Atlantic - New York City
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.30x5.52x.81 in. .59 lbs.

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