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A New York memoir, Richard Goodman, (ebook)

Label
A New York memoir
Title
A New York memoir
Statement of responsibility
Richard Goodman
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Language
eng
Summary
A New York Memoir is about a life lived in New York City over a period of thirty years. The memoir begins in 1975, with author Richard Goodman's arrival in New York, an intimidated newcomer. It follows him through the years as he encounters some of the remarkable people one meets in New York, while harkening back to the inspiration the city provides, especially for artists and young writers. The memoir follows the author as he witnesses tragedies and then ruminates on growing old in New York. It tells of the joys and the difficulties of living in this remarkable city. A New York Memoir is, essentially, a long love letter to the city. Like all great loves, this volume reflects passion, promise, hope, pain, regret and, ultimately, the author's pride. This includes true stories of love, work, marriage, raising a child, becoming a writer, death, and friendship. Most of the stories in this effort take place there; those that do not are highly influenced by New York. The author has seen New York at its best and at its worst, when was it rich and freewheeling and when it fell on hard times and almost collapsed. He's seen it grievously wounded, and seen it pick itself back up again with the help of the entire world and with its own limitless moxie. This is a very personal story set against the backdrop of a massive city of unmatchable energy and of sheer, brute authority and inspiration. The book ends with a long remembrance of the author's mother who came to New York after many travails and was rescued by the city. This is the story of Richard Goodman's encounter with New York
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1945-
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Goodman, Richard
Dewey number
974.7/1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Goodman, Richard
  • Goodman, Richard
  • City and town life
  • Electronic books
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A New York memoir, Richard Goodman, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781412843966
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11647011
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remote
Stock number
11647011
System control number
MWT11647011
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A New York memoir, Richard Goodman, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781412843966
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11647011
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11647011
System control number
MWT11647011
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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