Brooklyn Is

Brooklyn Is

Southeast of the Island, Travel Notes

Book - 2005 | 1st ed
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sidewalks in afternoon light to the hustle of immigrant playgrounds create an unforgettable picture that remains vivid and true - and one that endures even as Brooklyn changes. A great work by one of the great prose stylists of our century, it is a New York classic."--BOOK JACKET.
"In 1939, James Agee was assigned by Fortune magazine to write an article on Brooklyn for a special issue on New York City. His draft was rejected for creative differences, and remained unpublished until it appeared in Esquire in 1968 under the title "Brooklyn Is: Southeast of the Island: Travel Notes."" "Agee captured in 10,000 words the essence of a place and its people. Scattered with bits of history, his lyrical, jazzy, tender, pitch-perfect descriptions of everything from quiet
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0823224929
Branch Call Number: 974.723 AGE
Characteristics: xi, 50 p. ; 20 cm

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