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The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom

3.8  ·  Rating details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Whether you love its pace or are mystified by its immensity, New York City has a seemingly limitless capacity to spark both refreshingly blunt observations and eloquent descriptions of its daily life and motion. It has inspired countless artists, musicians, and even politicians, all of whom embody the essence of the city: profound, prophetic, quirky, amusing, tough, and am ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 19th 2011 by Skyhorse Publishing
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Jul 16, 2014 rated it liked it
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A delightful little book filled with quotes and anecdotes from New Yorkers born and bred, to wannabes and never-gonerbes. Some words will make you laugh (who knew so many comedians came from NY), some will make you cry (tales of devastation and loss after 9/11 were truly heart-breaking). I bought the book when I was in New York City and the crisp pages of this book make me yearn for its gleaming skyscrapers and chaotic sidewalks again.
Jan 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
They spelled Dave Winfield wrong. C'mon! Would have liked to see more quotes from certain people (John Lennon) and fewer from others (Lady Gaga) but that's just me. Still some great morsels.
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