Song of Brooklyn

Song of Brooklyn

An Oral History of America's Favorite Borough

Book - 2008
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Song of Brooklyn gathers the oral testimony of nearly one hundred Brooklynites past and present, famous and unknown, about a mythic borough that is also an indisputably real place. These witnesses speak eloquently of what it was like back then, when the Dodgers played in Ebbets Field; later, when the borough fell on hard times; and now, when it has come roaring back on the tracks of a real-estate boom, giving it celebrity chic and hipster cred. With this surprising and inspiring renaissance in full swing, the story of Brooklyn is one of the great and still ongoing chapters of the American urban experience, and Song of Brooklyn sings that tune in pitch-perfect key.
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780767920148
0767920147
Branch Call Number: 974.723 E42s 2008
Characteristics: xviii, 296 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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