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The Resource The man with the sawed-off leg and other tales of a New York City block, Daniel J. Wakin

The man with the sawed-off leg and other tales of a New York City block, Daniel J. Wakin

Label
The man with the sawed-off leg and other tales of a New York City block
Title
The man with the sawed-off leg and other tales of a New York City block
Statement of responsibility
Daniel J. Wakin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fascinating biography of one city block in upper Manhattan—bringing buildings to life through stories drawn from the flesh and blood beings who pass through them
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10619766
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wakin, Daniel J
Dewey number
974.7/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Upper West Side (New York, N.Y.)
  • Upper West Side (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban
Target audience
adult
Label
The man with the sawed-off leg and other tales of a New York City block, Daniel J. Wakin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-205)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Planning, Stage 1: "Bags of Money" -- Origins: "A Benefit to the Neighborhood" -- The Kidnapping: "You Are His God Now" -- No. 330: Baking Powder: "Their Difficulties Are Well Known" -- The Planning, Stage 2: "One Good Ton Deserves Another" -- No. 336: "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" -- The Heist, Part I: "Ramshackle or Abandoned Mansions" -- No. 333: The Canavans, Bellow and the Duke -- The Heist, Part II: "Say a Word, and It Spits" -- No. 334: Adrenaline and "Sakura, Sakura" -- The Getaway: Bennie Loses a Leg -- No. 334, Continued: "Four Out of Five Have It" -- The Hunt: "A Motion Picture Director's Dream" -- No. 335: "More Potent for Evil" -- The Gang Disintegrates: "I Lived High, Wide and Handsome" -- No. 336: Rubber and Clay -- Breakthrough -- No. 337: Mrs. Havisham's House: "Freedom Was Mine" -- Farewells -- The Fates of Townhouses: "Life Is Particularly Difficult"
Control code
on1011561011
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxi, 205 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781628728453
Lccn
2017045561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1011561011
Label
The man with the sawed-off leg and other tales of a New York City block, Daniel J. Wakin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-205)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Planning, Stage 1: "Bags of Money" -- Origins: "A Benefit to the Neighborhood" -- The Kidnapping: "You Are His God Now" -- No. 330: Baking Powder: "Their Difficulties Are Well Known" -- The Planning, Stage 2: "One Good Ton Deserves Another" -- No. 336: "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" -- The Heist, Part I: "Ramshackle or Abandoned Mansions" -- No. 333: The Canavans, Bellow and the Duke -- The Heist, Part II: "Say a Word, and It Spits" -- No. 334: Adrenaline and "Sakura, Sakura" -- The Getaway: Bennie Loses a Leg -- No. 334, Continued: "Four Out of Five Have It" -- The Hunt: "A Motion Picture Director's Dream" -- No. 335: "More Potent for Evil" -- The Gang Disintegrates: "I Lived High, Wide and Handsome" -- No. 336: Rubber and Clay -- Breakthrough -- No. 337: Mrs. Havisham's House: "Freedom Was Mine" -- Farewells -- The Fates of Townhouses: "Life Is Particularly Difficult"
Control code
on1011561011
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxi, 205 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781628728453
Lccn
2017045561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1011561011

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