The Brooklyn reader 30 writers celebrate America"s favorite borough by Alice Leccese Powers

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Published by Harmony Books in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York,
  • New York.

Subjects:

  • City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Literary collections.,
  • American literature -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Literary collections.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementedited by Andrea Wyatt Sexton and Alice Leccese Powers ; introduction by Pete Hamill.
ContributionsPowers, Alice Leccese., Sexton, Andrea Wyatt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS509.N5 B76 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 287 p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1406246M
ISBN 100517591340
LC Control Number93014527

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