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Capital of the world

a portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties

by David Wallace

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Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

  • Nineteen twenties,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-282) and index.

    StatementDavid Wallace
    LC ClassificationsF128.5 .W225 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 289 p. :
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25194520M
    ISBN 100762770104
    ISBN 109780762770106
    LC Control Number2011276400

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