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New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009 characters ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB å New York is a city like no other Through the centuries she s been embraced and reviled worshipped and feared praised and battered all the while standing at the crossroads of American politics business society and culture Pulitzer Prize winF the Union address the death of Abraham Lincoln the sinking of the Titanic the end of World War II even the first incursion of Europeans into the city s Upper Bay on September a presage to our country s greatest catastrophe nearly four hundred years later Featuring familiar faces and fascinating unknowns these pages provide a rich mosaic that is uniuely New YorkWith excerpts from the writing of Sherwood Anderson William H Bell Albert Camus Chad the Minx No l Coward Dorothy Day John Dos Passos Thomas Edison Allen Ginsberg William B Gould Keith Haring Henry Hudson Anne Morrow Lindbergh Judith Malina H L Mencken John Cameron Mitchell Joyce Carol Oates Eugene O Neill Philippe Petit Edgar Allan Poe Theodore Roosevelt Elizabeth Cady Stanton William Steinway Alexis de Tocueville Mark Twain Gertrude Vanderbilt Andy Warhol George Washington Kurt Weill Walt Whitman and many othe. Enticing review from NYThttp wwwnytimescom 2012 01 20 boo Enticing review from NYThttp wwwnytimescom 2012 01 20 boo

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New York is a city like no other Through the centuries she s been embraced and reviled worshipped and feared praised and battered all the while standing at the crossroads of American politics business society and culture Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Teresa Carpenter a lifelong diary enthusiast scoured the archives of libraries historical societies and private estates to assemble here an almost holographic view of this iconic metropolis Starting on January and traveling day by day through the year these journal entries are selected from four centuries of writing from the early s to the present allowing New York natives and visitors writers and artists thinkers and bloggers to reach across time and share vivid and compelling snapshots of life in the Capital of the WorldToday I arrived by train in New York City which I d never seen before wal. This has journal entries from well known and absolutely unknown people from the first boats who bumped on the shore in 1609 to 9 11 and beyond It s walks in the wind and food and dances and work and drink and glory and misery it s absolutely fantastic and if New York has ever held the slightest bit of fascination for you you should read it Or if you like journals Or if you like you know life and history and stuff like that

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New York Diaries 1609 to 2009Ked through the grandeur of Grand Central Terminal stepped outside got my first look at the city and instantly fell in love with it Silently inside myself I yelled I should have been born hereEdward Robb Ellis May My experience is that a man cannot go anywhere in New York in an hour The distances are too great you must have another day to it If you have got six things to do you have got to take six days to do them in Mark Twain February A Peregrine falcon just flew past my window Johnny uipu Blogspot February I had a lot of dates but decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows Andy Warhol March At ten we have Orders to march up the River for Mount Washington Adieu New York perhaps forever Philip Vickers Fithian September New York Diaries reveals intimate whimsical profound sobering and indelible reflections on such historical moments as President Washington s first State o. I really wanted to like this book because it s such a great concept but honestly I found it to be kind of boring I gave it to my dad for his birthday which was a great choice for him but probably I should ve just left it at that May 131997Dreaming of acivilized place to raise my children I swerve to avoid a cab that stops shortwhereupon a bicyclist calls me a cock and accuses me of trying to kill him Meaning to explain that I had narrowly averted an accident and to inuir I really wanted to like this book because it s such a great concept but honestly I found it to be kind of boring I gave it to my dad for his birthday which was a great choice for him but probably I should ve just left it at that May 131997Dreaming of acivilized place to raise my children I swerve to avoid a cab that stops shortwhereupon a bicyclist calls me a cock and accuses me of trying to kill him Meaning to explain that I had narrowly averted an accident and to inuire after his welfare I say instead F ck you sshole I wish I had killed you Rachel finds my behavior disturbing and wonders if I see too many violent movies I am convinced it is the sugar from all those wedding cakes or possibly the Tab David EdelsteinJuly 41837Well the Americans may have great reason to be proud of this day and of the deeds of their forefathers but why do they get so confoundedly drunk Why on this day of independence should they become so dependentupon posts and rails for support Capt Frederick MarryatJuly 241910Walked out for the Press and stopped a while in Madison Suare where I surreptitiously left three copies of The Appeal to ReasonSocialist Weeklyvery rabid on the benches in the fond hope of spoiling someone s peace of mind John SloanOctober 91869Application from three infatuated young women for admission to Law School No woman shall degrade herself by practicing law in N ew Y ork especially if I can save her George Templeton StrongOkay now I probably made this book sound awesome but bear in mind the previous uotes were cherry picked just for you out of 400 pages But then you ll probably like it a lot if you re into this sort of thing