A richly woven history of Greenwich Village's Golden Age and of the artists, rebels, and eccentrics who make the Village a cultural phenomenon. Ross Wetzsteon presents a vibrant portrait of the Village through the remarkable and often interrelated stories of its legendary residents, including Eugene O'Neill; Edna St. Vincent Millay; Dawn Powell; the fiery and passionate anarchist Emma Goldman; the pioneering advocate of birth control, Margaret Sanger; and the group of Abstract Expressionists including Jackson Pollock.
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(234mm x 155mm x 43mm)
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Author Biography - Ross Wetzsteon
Ross Wetzsteon was a contributing editor at The Village Voice for thirty-two years and served as the chairman of the Village Voice Obie Committee. He edited two drama collections and wrote for a variety of publications, including The New York Times and New York magazine. He died in 1998.