6 edition of Capital of the world found in the catalog.
Looks at the history of nineteen twenties New York City through anecdotes and profiles of people who personified the decade, including Lucky Luciano, Jimmy Walker, Polly Adler, Arturo Toscanini, Alexander Woollcott, and Dorothy Parker.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-282) and index.
|LC Classifications||F128.5 .W225 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 289 p. :|
|Number of Pages||289|
|LC Control Number||2011276400|
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