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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
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This monumental book tells the enthralling story of one of the greatest accomplishments in our nations history, the building of what was then the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge rose out of the expansive era following the... (read more)

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Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics
Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics
by Terry Golway
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History casts Tammany Hall as shorthand for the worst of urban politics: graft, crime, and patronage personified by notoriously crooked characters. In Machine Made, journalist and historian Terry Golway—who has spent his life examining the Irish... (read more)

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Summer at Tiffany
Summer at Tiffany
by Marjorie Hart
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New York City, 1945. Marjorie Jacobson and her best friend, Marty Garrett, arrive fresh from the Kappa house at the University of Iowa hoping to find summer positions as shopgirls. Turned away from the top department stores, they miraculously find jobs... (read more)

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Times Square Red, Times Square Blue (Sexual Cultures)
Times Square Red, Times Square Blue (Sexual Cultures)
by Samuel R Delany
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As issues of history and memory collide in our society and in the classroom, the time is ripe to rethink the place of history in our schools. Knowing, Teaching, and Learning History represents a unique effort by an international group of scholars to... (read more)

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Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York
Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York
by Sari Botton
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Winner of a Foreword IndieFab Book of the Year Award In 1967, Joan Didion wrote an essay called Goodbye to All That, a work of such candid and penetrating prose that it soon became the gold standard for personal essays. Like no other story before it... (read more)

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Johnstown Flood (Touchstone Books)
Johnstown Flood (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
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David McCullough is known to millions as the author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling books The Great Bridge, The Path Between the Seas, and Mornings on Horseback, and as host of the popular PBS television series "Smithsonian World?' The... (read more)

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The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home
The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home
by George Howe Colt
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“Evocative and beautifully written, House of Stone . . . should be read by anyone who wishes to understand the agonies and hopes of the Middle East.” — Kai Bird, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author of Crossing Mandelbaum... (read more)

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Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916
Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916
by Michael Capuzzo
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Stone by Stone: The Magnificent History in New England's Stone Walls
Stone by Stone: The Magnificent History in New England's Stone Walls
by Robert M Thorson
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There once may have been 250,000 miles of stone walls in Americas Northeast, stretching farther than the distance to the moon. They took three billion man-hours to build. And even though most are crumbling today, they contain a magnificent scientific and... (read more)

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The Lower East Side Remembered & Revisited: History and Guide to a Legendary New York Neighborhood (Updated and Revised)
The Lower East Side Remembered & Revisited: History and Guide to a Legendary New York Neighborhood (Updated and Revised)
by Joyce Mendelsohn
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The Lower East Side has been home to some of the city's most iconic restaurants, shopping venues, and architecture. The neighborhood has also welcomed generations of immigrants, from newly arrived Italians and Jews to today's Latino and Asian newcomers... (read more)

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At Sea in the City: New York from the Water's Edge
At Sea in the City: New York from the Water's Edge
by William Kornblum
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New York is a city of few boundaries, a city of well-known streets and blocks that ramble on and on, into our literature, dreams, and nightmares. We know the city by the byways that split it, streets like Broadway and Madison and Flatbush and Delancey... (read more)

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Mr. Rockefeller's Roads (90 Edition)
Mr. Rockefeller's Roads (90 Edition)
by Roberts
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Gracefully looping through the wilds of Acadia National Park are 51 miles of carriage roads. John D. Rockefeller Jr.'s granddaughter recounts the fascinating story of the roads, and of a man ahead of his time who opened the park to visitors from all... (read more)

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The Enduring Shore: A History of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket
The Enduring Shore: A History of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket
by Paul Schneider
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Even before the Pilgrims landed in 1620, Cape Cod and its islands promised paradise to visitors, both native and European. In Paul Schneider's sure hands, the story of this waterland created by glaciers and refined by storms and tides -- and of its... (read more)

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The Great Molasses Flood: Boston, 1919
The Great Molasses Flood: Boston, 1919
by Deborah Kops
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Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
by Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace
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To European explorers, it was Eden, a paradise of waist-high grasses, towering stands of walnut, maple, chestnut, and oak, and forests that teemed with bears, wolves, raccoons, beavers, otters, and foxes. Today, it is the site of Broadway and Wall Street,... (read more)

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Jews of Weequahic Jews of Weequahic (Images of America)
Jews of Weequahic Jews of Weequahic (Images of America)
by Linda B Forgosh
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Known as Newark's "Jewish Frontier," Weequahic was home to 35,000 Jewish residents from the 1930s to the 1960s. Homes built on farm lots, known as Lyons Farms, attracted the city's upwardly mobile Jewish families. Weequahic High School still remains at... (read more)

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Governors Island Signed Edition
Governors Island Signed Edition
by Susan L. Glen
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Purchased from the Manhattan tribe of the Wappinger Confederacy by the Dutch, Governors Island has long been the secret island in New York's harbor. Although this pristine island has appeared on maps since the 1600s, little regarding it has been known by... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of New York City
The Encyclopedia of New York City
by Kenneth T Jackson
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This authoritative and entertaining one-volume encyclopedia, which includes thousands of entries, hundreds of illustrations and maps, and full coverage of all five boroughs of the city, from prehistory to the present.... (read more)

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Subways: The Tracks That Built New York City
Subways: The Tracks That Built New York City
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Mohonk: Preserve and Mountain House
Mohonk: Preserve and Mountain House
by Roberta A. Josephson
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Mohonk is a name of Native American origin first given to a lake high in the Shawangunk Mountains of Ulster County. Mohonk Lake was sculpted eons ago by the crushing weight of advancing glaciers. Nature's handiwork resulted in a crystal blue lake rimmed... (read more)

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