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New Yorkers : a city and its people in our time / Craig Taylor.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393242324 : HRD
  • ISBN: 0393242323 : HRD
  • Physical Description: xxv, 398 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2021]

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General Note:
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"A symphony of contemporary New York through the magnificent words of its people-from the best-selling author of Londoners. In the first twenty years of the twenty-first century, New York City has been convulsed by terrorist attack, blackout, hurricane, recession, social injustice, and pandemic. New Yorkers weaves the voices of some of the city's best talkers into an indelible portrait of New York in our time-and a powerful hymn to the vitality and resilience of its people. Best-selling author Craig Taylor has been hailed as "a peerless journalist and a beautiful craftsman" (David Rakoff), acclaimed for the way he "fuses the mundane truth of conversation with the higher truth of art" (Michel Faber). In the wake of his celebrated book Londoners, Taylor moved to New York and spent years meeting regularly with hundreds of New Yorkers as diverse as the city itself. New Yorkers features 75 of the most remarkable of them, their fascinating true tales arranged in thematic sections that follow Taylor's growing engagement with the city"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: City and town life > New York (State) > New York > Anecdotes.
New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 21st century > Anecdotes.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 21st century > Anecdotes.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography > Anecdotes.