Spar minimum 24% på engelske bøger! 24% på engelske bøger Køb her

The Heart of the World
Du sparer 24% Du sparer 34%
  • Bog, paperback (kr. 149,95) (kr. 171,57)
    • kr. 225,75
    • Leveringstid 4-8 hverdage
    • Forventet levering 20-12-2018
    • Kan leveres før jul
    • 24%
    Køb til medlemspris og få altid fri fragt.
    Prøv 14 dage gratis (herefter 99,-/md.).

    Læs mere om Saxo Premium her.
    • Op til 70% rabat
    • Fri fragt
    • Stream 40.000 e- og lydbøger
    Format:
    Bog, paperback
    Udgivelsesdato:
    02-03-1993
    Sprog:
    Engelsk
    Sidetal:
    380
    Læsernes anmeldelser
    (0 anmeldelser)
    1. Beskrivelse

      "The history of Broadway has been written before, but never better. . . . The verbal energy that pours off these pages is enough to transform the hell of...Times Square into a rough-hewn heaven, neon lit and open all night. . . . The only thing wrong with this book is it isn't longer." --Newsweek Nik Cohn ushers readers along the street he calls "The Heart of the World." producing a book that is a resplendent pageant of New York's high--and low--life. Among the characters we meet are a golden-tongued cab driver who calls himself a "collector of farces"; a pickpocket with the terrifying gift of impersonating his marks; a heartbreakingly beautiful Dominican transvestite named Lush Life; strippers; pseudo-prophets; and a disgraced political veteran of the days when the graft was still honest. Conducted by a writer with the manic energy of a sideshow barker and the full-blooded lyricism of a raucous poet, this is a bebop odyssey along the Great White Way that reaches in implication far beyond the streets of New York to document the ever-evolving mixtures that make up America itself. "A lovely, bracing book, full to bursting with juicy, tasty, rancid life. While making its bawdy way through crowded spaces . . . it also travels through modern times . . . wondrous." --USA TODAY

      Andre udgaver:

      Bog, paperback

    2. Yderligere info
      ISBN13:
      9780679744375
      Vægt:
      453 g
      Dybde:
      21 mm
      Bredde:
      159 mm
      Højde:
      219 mm
      Forlag:
      Vintage
      Nummer i serien:
      0
      Format:
      Paperback
      Udgave:
      0
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        Strippers and stockbrokers, pickpockets and bureaucrats, transvestites and pseudo-prophets--these are just a few of the real people readers will encounter in Cohn's lyrical and sinister journey that reaches beyond the streets of New York to document the ever-evolving cross-section that makes up America.

    3. Anmeldelser

    Fandt du ikke hvad du søgte?

    Hvis denne bog ikke er noget for dig, kan du benytte kategorierne nedenfor til at finde andre titler. Klik på en kategori for at se lignende bøger.