Book description:Genre: History
1st ed. of "Empire City: New York Through the Centuries".
ISBN 13: 9780231109093
Number of pages: 522
As perhaps never before in its extraordinary history, New York has captured the American imagination. This major anthology brings together not only the best literary writing about New York--from O. Henry, Theodore Dreiser, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Steinbeck, Paul Auster, and James Baldwin, among many others--but also the most revealing essays by politicians, philosophers,