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The world in a city : traveling the globe through the neighborhoods of the new New York / Joseph Berger.

Book Book (c2007.)
Description: xiii, 267 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2007.
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction F 128.55 .B46 2007 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction (3rd Floor) F 128.55 B46 2007 (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Adult Nonfiction 917.47/B496w (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction F 128.55 .B46 2007 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0345487389 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780345487384 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
Contents: So You Thought You Knew Astoria -- Melting Together in Ditmas Park -- Clinging and Rebounding in East Harlem -- The Cobbler of Chinatown -- Signs of the Times in Douglaston-Little Neck -- From Russia With Longing in Brighton Beach -- Long Day's Journey from Bedford Park -- Staying in Touch in Jackson Park -- Family Ties and Knots in Flushing -- A Kosher Kingdom in Midwood -- Domestic Disturbances in Rego Park -- Shifting Sands on the Grand Concourse -- Nursing Americans in Norwood -- Bewildering Flavors in Richmond Hill -- Arrivederci Bensonhurst -- Steadfast in Gerritsen Beach and Broad Channel -- Factories of Revival Around the Town -- Crisscrossing Generations on the Lower East Side -- Acknowledgments
Summary: Explores the ethnically diverse and constantly changing neighborhoods of New York City to bring to life its people, culture, cuisine, and sights, while demonstrating that people of varied backgrounds can live together in harmony.
Citation: Berger, Joseph. "The world in a city : traveling the globe through the neighborhoods of the new New York." New York : Ballantine Books, 2007.
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