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Waterfront: A Walk Around Manhattan by  Phillip Lopate - Hardcover - 2004 - from Montreal Books and Biblio.com

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Waterfront: A Walk Around Manhattan

by Lopate, Phillip

Condition: Very Good (Book condition)/Very Good (Jacket Condition)


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Crown Publishers Inc., 2004. Book. Very Good (Book condition). Hardcover. A nice copy with slight shelfwear to dust jacket. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair.].

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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