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Now in paperback: the lavishly produced companion volume to the acclaimed PBS documentary "New York". With hundreds of photos, lithographs, paintings, and prints, and a fascinating, deeply informed text, "New York: An Illustrated History" captures all the beauty, complexity, and power that is New York City. 500 illustrations in color and b&w.

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Ric Burns is best known for his work on the acclaimed PBS series The Civil War, which he produced with Ken Burns and wrote with Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward, and for which he received two Emmy Awards and the Producer of the Year award of the Producers Guild of America. For public television, he has also directed the award-winning documentaries Coney Island, The Donner Party, and The Way West.

James Sanders, an architect, has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Vanity Fair, and Architectural Record. He has completed design and development projects for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Parks Council, the Landmarks Preservation Commission, and other civic groups and commercial clients in New York and Los Angeles.

Lisa Ades most recently produced The Way West, a six-hour documentary for national broadcast on PBS. In 1992, she received Peabody and D. W. Griffith awards for producing The Donner Party. Before co-producing Coney Island with Ric Burns in 1990, she was a producer at New York's public television station WNET on the nightly public affairs series The Eleventh Hour.

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Burns, Ric
Knopf Publishing Group
Sanders, James
Ades, Lisa
United States - State & Local - General
United States - State & Local
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500 ILLUS IN COLOR and BandW
11.68 x 9 x 1.5 in 5.8438 lb

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