Noah Stacy's Reviews > The Battle for Gotham: New York in the Shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs

The Battle for Gotham by Roberta Brandes Gratz
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Oct 06, 2010

did not like it
bookshelves: history, nonfiction, new-york
Read from October 06 to 22, 2010

Disappointing. I didn't make it past the first chapter, which was shaping up as primarily autobiographical rather than an investigation of Moses or Jacobs. While I can appreciate the author's justification for this--that her own story was representative of the city's--it wasn't what I was hoping for when I picked this up.
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