Song of Brooklyn

Song of Brooklyn

An Oral History of America's Favorite Borough

Book - 2008
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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 this book sings that tune in pitch-perfect key.--From publisher description.
Published: New York : Broadway Books, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780767920148
0767920147
Branch Call Number: 974.723 ELI
Characteristics: xviii, 296 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.

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