A New York Memoir by Richard Goodman PDF

By Richard Goodman

ISBN-10: 1138507261

ISBN-13: 9781138507265

ISBN-10: 1412814928

ISBN-13: 9781412814928

A manhattan Memoir is ready a existence lived in long island urban over a interval of thirty years. The memoir starts in 1975, with writer Richard Goodman's arrival in long island, an intimidated newcomer. It follows him over the years as he encounters the various impressive humans one meets in long island, whereas harkening again to the muse town offers, specifically for artists and younger writers. The memoir follows the writer as he witnesses tragedies after which ruminates on getting old in ny. It tells of the thrill and the problems of dwelling during this extraordinary city.

A big apple Memoir is, primarily, an extended love letter to town. like every nice loves, this quantity displays ardour, promise, wish, ache, remorse and, eventually, the author's pride.

This contains real tales of affection, paintings, marriage, elevating a baby, turning into a author, dying, and friendship. many of the tales during this attempt occur there; those who don't are hugely prompted via manhattan. the writer has noticeable long island at its most sensible and at its worst, whilst was once it wealthy and freewheeling and while it fell on difficult occasions and nearly collapsed. he is obvious it grievously wounded, and noticeable it decide itself again up back with assistance from the complete international and with its personal unlimited moxie.

this can be a very own tale set opposed to the backdrop of a big urban of unmatchable power and of sheer, brute authority and idea. The ebook ends with a protracted remembrance of the author's mom who got here to long island after many travails and was once rescued by way of town. this is often the tale of Richard Goodman's come across with New York.

**See Richard Goodman learn an excerpt from A long island Memoir titled, "Elegy for an English Bike," here.


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