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The Brooklyn Bridge

Author : Richard Haw
ISBN : 0813535875
Genre : History
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"Bringing together more than sixty images of the bridge that, over the years, have graced postcards, magazine covers, and book jackets and appeared in advertisements, cartoons, films, and photographs, Haw traces the diverse and sometimes jarring ways in which this majestic structure has been received, adopted, and interpreted as an American idea. Haw's account is not a history of how the bridge was made, but rather of what people have made of the Brooklyn Bridge - in film, music, literature, art, and politics - from its opening ceremonies to the blackout of 2003."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: History

Silver Yesterday And To Day

Author : Paul Leroy-Beaulieu
ISBN : HARVARD:32044019075886
Genre : Bimetallism
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The Body Of Brooklyn

Author : David Lazar
ISBN : 9781587294358
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 49.72 MB
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In The Body of Brooklyn David Lazar, an acclaimed essayist and prose stylist, offers a vividly detailed, hilarious, and touching recollection of his Brooklyn upbringing in the 1960s and 70s. His immigrant Jewish heritage and his bodily history--from the travails of childhood obesity to the sexual triumphs of post-adolescent leanness--form the core of this series of essays, all of which will win the interest and admiration of readers. More-over, this film-flavored confection is so infused with Lazar's fascinating turn of mind and memory, forever digressing and reflecting upon his digressions, without ever losing the thread of his story, that his essays will give the reader the distinctive pleasure of witnessing an extraordinary mental performance.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

King Lear In Brooklyn

Author : Michael Pennington
ISBN : 9781783197385
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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What is King Lear really thinking? What has made his daughters what they are? What does his mysterious Fool dream about? What really lies behind the familiar lines of Shakespeare’s great tragedy? Michael Pennington appeared triumphantly as King Lear in New York in 2014 and repeats the part in a major UK tour in 2016. As well as giving an enthralling account of the circumstances and fortunes of the New York production, he dispels the idea of this great play as something forbidding and remote by bringing its characters vividly into the present in their contemporary voices to explain their reactions, strategies, struggles and setbacks. This counterpoint of Shakespeare’s play seen from this point of view with the earthly story of the actor working in Brooklyn with real people is uncanny and beautiful. Pennington’s account is also funny, highly personal and deeply illuminating, both honest and scholarly. Invaluable for theatre practitioners, theatregoers and all lovers of Shakespeare, KING LEAR IN BROOKLYN is the work of one of our very finest actor-writers at the top of his game.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Year Book Of The Brooklyn Institute Of Arts And Sciences

Author : Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences
ISBN : CORNELL:31924106357480
Genre : Arts
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Containing the names of the officers and of members, a brief history of the institute, an account of the work ... and a copy of laws relating specifically to the corporation ...
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ISBN : UIUC:30112051216288
Genre : Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
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Category: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

Brooklyn Barrister

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105061013384
Genre : Bar associations
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Category: Bar associations