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Golenbock, Peter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow/HarperCollins 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 GOL

Waters, Kate.

Summary: Describes six-year-old Ernie Wong's preparations, at home and in school, for the Chinese New Year celebrations and his first public performance of the lion dance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: J 394.2614 WAT

Mullen, Jim (Jim R.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 MUL

Alda, Arlene

Summary: The vivid oral histories in Arlene Alda’s Just Kids from the Bronx reveal what it was like to grow up in the place that bred the influencers in just about every field of endeavor today. The Bronx is where Michael Kay, the New York Yankees’ play-by-play broadcaster, first experienced baseball, where J. Crew’s CEO Millard (Mickey) Drexler found his ambition, where Neil deGrasse Tyson and Dava...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 ALD

Plaskin, Glenn.

Summary: "The heartwarming true story of how one special cocker spaniel turned four strangers into family"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 PLA

Miller, Donald L.

Summary: Miller surveys the astonishing cast of characters who helped turn Manhattan into the world capital of commerce, communication and entertainment.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 974.7 MIL

Shopsin, Tamara

Summary: "'Arbitrary Stupid Goal is a completely riveting world--when I looked up from its pages regular life seemed boring and safe and modern like one big iPhone. This book captures not just a lost New York but a whole lost way of life'--Miranda July; In Arbitrary Stupid Goal, Tamara Shopsin takes the reader on a pointillist time-travel trip to the Greenwich Village of her bohemian 1970s childhood, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD/Farrar Straus & Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHOPSIN, TAMARA SHO

Martin, Wednesday.

Summary: "Like an urban Dian Fossey, Wednesday Martin decodes the primate social behaviors of Upper East Side mothers in a brilliantly original and witty memoir about her adventures assimilating into that most secretive and elite tribe. After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the neighborhood, Wednesday Martin struggled to fit in. Drawing on her background in anthropology and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARTIN, WEDNESDAY MAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Martin 2015

Miller, Donald L.

Summary: An award-winning historian surveys the astonishing cast of characters who helped turn Manhattan into the world capital of commerce, communication and entertainment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 MIL

Munro, Roxie.

Summary: Presents panoramic drawings of various sights in New York City during the Christmas season including the Thanksgiving Day Parade, decorated shop windows, and the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dodd, Mead 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE MUN

Spencer, Scott

Summary: Meeting at a vast Hudson River estate, two couples become estranged by unexpected successes and reactions that shape the lives of diverse friends and family members over the course of two decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Spencer 2017

Granfield, Linda.

Summary: Tells the story of immigrants arriving in New York and settling into New York tenements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 305.9 Gra

Lemelman, Martin.

Summary: A memoir in graphic novel form. Lemelman, the son of Holocaust survivors, describes his experiences growing up in Brooklyn, NY in the 1950's and 1960's.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LEM

McGovern, Ann.

Summary: Describes what life was like in New York City, then the largest city in the United States, during the 1890's.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 974.7 McGovern

Clancy, Tara

Summary: Fifth-generation New Yorker, third-generation bartender, and first-generation author Tara Clancy was raised in three wildly divergent homes: a converted boat shed in working-class Queens, a geriatric commune of feisty Brooklyn-born Italians, and a sprawling Hamptons estate she visited every other weekend. From scheming and gambling with her force-of-nature grandmother, to brawling with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CLA

Marnell, Cat

Summary: "From Cat Marnell, 'New York's enfant terrible' (The Telegraph), a candid and darkly humorous memoir of prescription drug addiction and self-sabotage, set in the glamorous world of fashion magazines and downtown nightclubs. At twenty-six, Cat Marnell was an associate beauty editor at Lucky, one of the top fashion magazines in America--and that's all most people knew about her. But she hid a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARNELL, CAT MAR

Rips, Nicolaia

Summary: "'Hysterically droll, touching, elegant, and wise--a coming-of-age story from someone who possibly came of age before her parents' (Patricia Marx, New Yorker writer and bestselling author), Trying to Float is a seventeen-year-old's darkly funny, big-hearted memoir about growing up in New York City's legendary Chelsea Hotel. New York's Chelsea Hotel may no longer be home to its most famous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIPS, NICOLAIA RIP

Sultan, Tim.

Summary: Author's experiences bartending in Red Hook (Brooklyn), New York.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.8 Sultan 2016

Austin, Joe

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.73 AUS

Bushnell, Candace.

Summary: A chronicle of the mating habits and rituals of America's cultural elite offers a look at sex clubs, suburban sexuality, celebrity affairs, and other topics

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 BUS

Bushnell, Candace

Summary: From the pioneering New York Times bestselling author who brought us Sex and the City comes a wry, witty, and wise look at sex, dating and friendship in New York City after fifty. Twenty years after her sharp, seminal first book Sex and the City reshaped the landscape of pop culture and dating with its fly on the wall look at the mating rituals of the Manhattan elite, the trailblazing Candace...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 BUS

Fesperman, Dan

Summary: "February 1942: Woodrow Cain arrives in New York City from a small North Carolina town having left behind a wife (who'd abandoned him), a daughter, and a career as a police officer marred by questions about his possible complicity in his partner's murder. A job in the NYPD gives him what he hopes will be a new beginning, and it's on the job that he meets a man called Danzinger. Dressed like a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FES

Yandolino, Frank.

Summary: "Frank Yandolino rode the hippie counterculture movement alongside visionaries like Artie Kornfeld and Michael Lang, and he helped put together the Woodstock Festival of 1969. This memoir is an account of his life as a hippie, art director, entrepreneur, manager, and screenwriter (as well as various other hats he wore in the creative industry.)"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 YAN

Roiphe, Anne Richardson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROIPHE, ANNE ROI