The Little Book Of New York by Christine BarrelyThe Little Book Of New York by Christine Barrely

The Little Book Of New York

byChristine Barrely

Hardcover | October 21, 2016

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• Discover everything about the neighborhoods and heritage sites of the city of New York in this glorious little book• Complete with period illustrations, it tells the history of New York, its five boroughs and its famous monumentsWhich woman was the model for the Statue of Liberty? Why do we call NY's stock exchange Wall Street? Why is Broadway the only avenue going through Manhattan diagonally? Which is the first Art Deco skyscraper of the city? How many workers died during the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge? Which building was known by the press as The Flatiron? What happens on Times Squares every NYE? How many books can you find in the Public Library on Fifth Avenue? How long did it take to build Central Park? Where can we go to the beach in NY? This richly illustrated little book tells the story of the greatest American city through its monuments, streets and neighborhoods.
Christine Barrely is a journalist and author. She published more than fifteen travel and cultural guides and wrote several titles in the series The Little Book of...
Title:The Little Book Of New YorkFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 6.26 × 4.09 × 0.85 inPublished:October 21, 2016Publisher:Hachette Livre - Editions du CheneLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:2812315326

ISBN - 13:9782812315329


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun and cute! Saw this cute little book in store while browsing New York travel guides, and it's such a fun little read. It had a lot of interesting facts on the historical aspects of New York City :)
Date published: 2017-04-08

Editorial Reviews

The title speaks for itself: 'The Little Book of New York' (Chêne), by Christine Barrely, is a charming pocket-size guide to sites both familiar and not-so, accompanied by images of vintage colored postcards.