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Waterfront : A Journey Around Manhattan

by Lopate, Phillip

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Crown Publishers, 2004. First edition. Fine and bright in like pictorial dustjacket with crisp bright text throughout. Nicely illustrated with photographs. The author fuses history, lore, politics, culture and on site adventures.

Phillip Lopate is the author of numerous books, including Getting Personal: Selected Writings , the essay collections Bachelorhood , Against Joie de Vivre , Writing New York , and Portrait of My Body , and the novels The Rug Merchant and Confessions of Summer . Most recently, Lopate authored Seaport: New York’s Vanished Waterfront , a book of photographs of maritime Manhattan. He is also the editor of The Art of the Personal Essay , and his work has appeared in The Paris Review , Esquire , Vogue , and many other publications. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter, and teaches at Hofstra University.




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