This is New York by Miroslav Sasek
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This is New York
By Miroslav Sasek

This is New York

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This is New York by Miroslav Sasek

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With the same wit and perception that distinguished his stylish books on Paris, London, and Rome, M. Sasek pictures fabulous, big-hearted New York City in "This Is New York, "first published in 1960 and now updated for the 21st century. The Dutchman who bought the island of Manhattan from the Native Americnas in 1626 for twenty-four dollars' worth of handy housewares little knew that his was the biggest bargain in American history. For everything about New York is big -- the buildings, the traffic jams, the cars, the stories, the Sunday papers. Here is the Staten Island Ferry, the Statute of Liberty, MacDougal Alley in Greenwich Village, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Harlem, Chinatown, Central Park. The brass, the beauty, the magic, "This Is New York!""

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780789308849
ISBN-10: 0789308843
Format: Hardback
(319mm x 225mm x 11mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Universe Publishing
Publisher: Universe Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Miroslav Sasek

M. Sasek was born in 1916 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. An author and illustrator, he is best remembered for his classic stories on the great cities of the world. He died in 1980.

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