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By Richard Goodman

ISBN-10: 1138507261

ISBN-13: 9781138507265

ISBN-10: 1412814928

ISBN-13: 9781412814928

A ny Memoir is ready a existence lived in long island urban over a interval of thirty years. The memoir starts in 1975, with writer Richard Goodman's arrival in ny, an intimidated newcomer. It follows him over the years as he encounters the various amazing humans one meets in long island, whereas harkening again to the muse the town offers, specially for artists and younger writers. The memoir follows the writer as he witnesses tragedies after which ruminates on growing older in big apple. It tells of the fun and the problems of dwelling during this amazing city.

A long island Memoir is, basically, an extended love letter to the town. like any nice loves, this quantity displays ardour, promise, desire, ache, remorse and, finally, the author's pride.

This comprises actual tales of affection, paintings, marriage, elevating a baby, turning into a author, loss of life, and friendship. many of the tales during this attempt occur there; those who don't are hugely stimulated by way of ny. the writer has noticeable big apple at its most sensible and at its worst, while used to be it wealthy and freewheeling and whilst it fell on challenging occasions and nearly collapsed. he is noticeable it grievously wounded, and obvious it decide itself again up back with assistance from the total global and with its personal unlimited moxie.

this can be a very own tale set opposed to the backdrop of an incredible urban of unmatchable power and of sheer, brute authority and proposal. The booklet ends with an extended remembrance of the author's mom who got here to manhattan after many travails and was once rescued by way of town. this is often the tale of Richard Goodman's stumble upon with New York.

**See Richard Goodman learn an excerpt from A long island Memoir titled, "Elegy for an English Bike," here.


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