Fifth Avenue Uptown

Fifth Avenue  Uptown
Publisher Perfection Learning
Release Date
Category African Americans
Total Pages 35
ISBN 1563127822
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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James Baldwin [RL 9 IL 7-12] A unique viewpoint on ghetto life. Themes: injustice; society as a mirror. 36 pages. Tale Blazers.

Fifth Avenue  Uptown
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Perfection Learning
  • Release Date : 2000-01-01

James Baldwin [RL 9 IL 7-12] A unique viewpoint on ghetto life. Themes: injustice; society as a mirror. 36 pages. Tale Blazers.

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The Rogue of Fifth Avenue
  • Author : Joanna Shupe
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-05-28

Silver-tongued lawyer. Keeper of secrets. Breaker of hearts. He can solve any problem . . . In serving the wealthy power brokers of New York society, Frank Tripp has finally gained the respectability and security his own upbringing lacked. There’s no issue he cannot fix . . . except for one: the beautiful and reckless

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Nobody Knows My Name
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 1991-08-29

Baldwin's early essays have been described as 'an unequalled meditation on what it means to be black in America' . This rich and stimulating collection contains 'Fifth Avenue, Uptown: a Letter from Harlem', polemical pieces on the tragedies inflicted by racial segregation and a poignant account of his first journey to

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Vintage Baldwin
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2004

An anthology of writings by the great African-American writer includes short stories, essays, and novel and play exerpts, including such works as "Sonny's Blues," "Emancipation" from The Fire Next Time, "The Discovery of What It Means to Be an American," and selections from Another Country. Original. 25,000 first printing.

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The Evidence of Things Not Said
  • Author : Katharine Lawrence Balfour,Lawrie Balfour
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2001

Examines the work of Baldwin with a view toward determining which of his ideas might still contribute to the debate about current racial issues, the persistence of racial disparities, and the popularity of color blindness.

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The Price of the Ticket
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-21

An essential compendium of James Baldwin’s most powerful nonfiction work, calling on us “to end the racial nightmare, and achieve our country.” Personal and prophetic, these essays uncover what it means to live in a racist American society with insights that feel as fresh today as they did over

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The Gilded Hour
  • Author : Sara Donati
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-09-01

The international bestselling author of Where the Light Enters presents a remarkable epic about two female doctors in nineteenth-century New York. The year is 1883, and in New York City, Anna Savard and her cousin Sophie—both graduates of the Woman’s Medical School—treat the city’s most vulnerable, even

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The Heiress Hunt
  • Author : Joanna Shupe
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2021-03-09

“Nothing makes me happier than a new book from Joanna Shupe!”—Sarah MacLean High society reprobate. An unconventional heiress. Childhood friends. Is it too late... Knickerbocker scoundrel Harrison Archer returns to New York to discover that his deceased father has bankrupted his estranged family. To save them from ruin, he’

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The Lions of Fifth Avenue
  • Author : Fiona Davis
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04

A Good Morning America Book Club Pick and a New York Times bestseller! “A page-turner for booklovers everywhere! . . . A story of family ties, their lost dreams, and the redemption that comes from discovering truth.”—Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife In New York Times bestselling author Fiona Davis's

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Fifth Avenue
  • Author : Jerry E. Patterson
  • Publisher : Rizzoli International Publications
  • Release Date : 1998

In this captivating history of America's most glamorous main street, Jerry Patterson covers two centuries of notable buildings, powerful figures, and colorful events. 75 illustrations.

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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
  • Author : Oxford University Press,TME.
  • Publisher : Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1999

More than twenty thousand quotations from every era and location are combined in a comprehensive reference that also encompasses details of the earliest traceable source, birth and death dates, and career briefs for each entry, as well as a thematic and k

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The Gangs Of New York
  • Author : Herbert Asbury
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-07-26

Herbert Asbury presents here a vivid and startling account of New York gangdom from its beginning in Revolutionary times to comparatively recent days. Here are the stories of the great gangs which terrorized the city and at times menaced its very existence—from the Bowery Boys and the Dead Rabbits

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The Address Book
  • Author : Deirdre Mask
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-14

Finalist for the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction | One of Time Magazines's 100 Must-Read Books of 2020 | Longlisted for the 2020 Porchlight Business Book Awards "An entertaining quest to trace the origins and implications of the names of the roads on which we reside." —Sarah Vowell, The New York Times Book Review When most

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The Complete Idiot s Guide to New York City
  • Author : Anita Gates
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2008-11

An easy-to-use traveler's guide to one of America's top destination cities offers readers everything they need to know about New York City; features a variety of itineraries to suit a range of special interests and budgets; and includes ratings of hotels, restaurants, landmarks, and other traveler's destinations. Original.

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Insurance Era
  • Author : Caley Horan
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-28

Actuarial thinking is everywhere in contemporary America, an often unnoticed byproduct of the postwar insurance industry’s political and economic influence. Calculations of risk permeate our institutions, influencing how we understand and manage crime, education, medicine, finance, and other social issues. Caley Horan’s remarkable book charts the social and

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