New York, the City in More Than 500 Memorable Quotations: From More Than 500 Authors (American and Foreign) and More Than 500 Reference Sources

New York, the City in More Than 500 Memorable Quotations: From More Than 500 Authors (American and Foreign) and More Than 500 Reference Sources

By: Vladimir F. Wertsman (author)Hardback

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This imaginative collection of over 500 quotations describes, for better or worse, New York City from the 16th century to the present. Supplied by writers, poets, statesmen, artists, composers, educators, politicians, actors, sportsmen, musicians, scientists, travelers, and others from various ethnic backgrounds, the quotations were culled from primary sources and from a wide range of secondary works including: biographies and autobiographies, history, fiction, travel, poetry, song and art books, newspapers, journals, and magazines. All entries are arranged alphabetically by author and include brief biographical information. With reference notes and indexes.

About Author

Vladimir Wertsman, formerly Senior Librarian at NYPL's Mid-Manhattan Library Job Information Center, is Chair of the Publishers and Multicultural Materials Committee of Ethnic Materials Information Exchange Round Table, American Library Association. He is the author of What's Cooking in Multicultural America (Scarecrow, 1996) and Career Opportunities for Bilinguals and Multilinguals (Scarecrow 1994).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780810830882
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780810830882
  • weight: 381
  • ISBN10: 0810830884

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