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  New York Chronology: The Ultimate Compendium of Events, People, and Anecdotes from the Dutch to the Present
For a city like no other comes a book like no othe

 
Our Price: $23.00
By James Trager (au)
Year: 2003
Pages: 933
Binding Paperback
ISBN 0-06-052341-7

Product Code: 1422362817

Description
 
For a city like no other comes a book like no other. In tens of thousands of chronological entries, this ode to New York’s greatness marches year by year through the defining & incidental moments in the city’s history, from the arrival of Giovanni da Verrazano in 1524 to the closing of Ratner’s Delicatessen on the Lower East Side “after 97 years of serving blintzes, kasha, latkes, & matzoh brei.” With impeccable scholarship, humor, & an astonishing level of detail, here is an entertaining & essential book for New York lovers. “A towering work on a towering city.” “An ode to the city’s greatness.” “Dazzling -- a miracle of research, vision, & wit.” Illustrations.

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