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Description - Manhattan '45 by Jan Morris

In this text, the author aims to evoke the spirit of New York in 1945, when the city was at a pinnacle of cultural and economic power. The places the author visits include: Wall Street; Harlem; Greenwich village; Chinatown; and the Lower East Side. The text includes reminiscences of Hudson River ferries; dining at Schrafft's and Le Pavillon; drinking ale at McSorley's Saloon; sipping Manhattans at the Manhattan Club; and celebrity spotting at El Morocco.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801859571
ISBN-10: 0801859573
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 282
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 5-Jun-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jan Morris

Jan Morris is a travel writer and historian. Her many books include Hong Kong: Epilogue to an Empire, The Venetian Empire: A Sea Voyage, Conundrum, and Among the Cities.

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