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HISTORY OF THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY: FROM THE CIVIL WAR TO MODERN TIMES

Written by Benjamin, Vernon
Called "thoroughly informative and approachable" by The New York Times, Vernon Benjamin's The History of the Hudson River Valley: From Wilderness to the Civil War presented nearly 250 years of the Hudson River Valley's dynamic past with unmatched richness and detail.
August 23, 2016 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams | 656 Pages |
$45.00
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TOUGH JEWS

Written by Cohen, Rich
In an L.A. delicatessen, a group of Brooklyn natives gets together to discuss basketball, boxing, the weather back east, and the Jewish gangsters of yesteryear. Meyer Lansky. Bugsy Siegel. Louis Lepke, the self-effacing mastermind of Murder, Inc. Red Levine, the Orthodox hit man who refused to kill on the Sabbath. Abe "Kid Twist" Reles, who looked like a mama's boy but once buried a rival alive.
April 20, 1999 | Paperback | Vintage |
$19.00
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NEW YORK: A MOD PORTRAIT OF THE CITY

Written by Mahler, Zdenek
Exactly half a century old, this timeless illustrated classic artfully captures the Mad Men era of New York City for readers of all ages. The unique essence of New York City is poetically celebrated in Vladimir Fuka's brilliant, colorful illustrations and collages and Zdenek Mahler's playful accompanying narrative.
March 11, 2014 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) | 127 Pages |
$24.95
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SCENES FROM THE CITY: FILMMAKING IN NEW YORK. REVISED AND EXPANDED (REVISED)

Scenes from the City: Filmmaking in New York is a celebration of the rise of New York-shot films, particularly after the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting was formed in 1966. This revised and expanded edition, edited by James Sanders, includes a new decade of filmmaking in NYC, a section on women filmmakers and rare, behind-the-scenes shots directly from studio archives.
March 4, 2014 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications |
$55.00
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WHAT A TIME IT WAS!: LEONARD LYONS AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF NEW YORK NIGHTLIFE

Written by Lyons, Jeffrey
A star-studded follow-up to Stories My Father Told Me, with hundreds of new anecdotes about celebrities from Garbo to Gore Vidal This remarkable collection of stories, hand-picked from the archive of legendary New York Post columnist Leonard Lyons by his son, film critic Jeffrey Lyons, will transport readers back to the sparkling peak of New York City nightlife.
September 29, 2015 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press |
$35.00
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GAY NEW YORK: GENDER, URBAN CULTURE, AND THE MAKING OF THE GAY MALE WORLD, 1890-1940 OE

Written by Chauncey, George
Winner of the 1994 "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize for History, this brilliant work challenges the conventional wisdom that before the 1960s gay life existed only in the closet.
May 19, 1995 | Paperback | Basic Books | 496 Pages |
$24.99
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BUILDING SEAGRAM

Written by Lambert, Phyllis
A personal, authoritative history of one of the 20th century's most influential buildings The Seagram building rises over New York's Park Avenue, seeming to float above the street with perfect lines of bronze and glass.
April 16, 2013 | Hardcover | Yale University Press |
$65.00
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POWER BROKER: ROBERT MOSES AND THE FALL OF NEW YORK

Written by Caro, Robert A
PULITZER PRIZE WINNER - A modern American classic, this huge and galvanizing biography of Robert Moses reveals not only the saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power but the story of his shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York.
July 12, 1975 | Paperback | Vintage |
$27.00
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KING OF THE JEWS: THE GREATEST MOB STORT NEVER TOLD (ARNOLD ROTHSTEIN)

Written by Tosches, Nick
Flamboyant mobster Arnold Rothstein was gambling and money. He was the inspiration for Meyer Wolfsheim in The Great Gatsby and Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls. It was rumored he masterminded the 1919 World Series fix. He was Mr. Broadway, a king of corruption holding court from his private booth at Lindy's Restaurant.
April 25, 2006 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 336 Pages |
$16.99
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GREAT BRIDGE: THE EPIC STORY OF THE BUILDING OF THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE

Written by McCullough, David
Celebrating the centennial of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, here is the classic account of one of the greatest engineering feats of all time.
January 12, 1983 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 636 Pages |
$22.00

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