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Waterfront: A Journey Around Manhattan

by Phillip Lopate

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good+


LOPATE, Phillip: Waterfront: A Journey Around Manhattan. New York, Crown Publishers, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, 421 pp. Subject: Nonfiction / New York City-Manhattan-History / Description and Travel / Tours. Book & jacket condition: Very Good Plus. Some light traces of wear to the upper edges of the jacket. The book copy itself is in near-excellent condition with unmarked, clean pages. A unique look at the shoreline surrounding the world's most famous borough – as seen through the eyes of one of America's most gifted essayist and author. Once one reads this book one will never look at Manhattan's waterfront the same way again. ISBN: 0609605054


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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