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A Walk Up Fifth Avenue Bernard Levin

A Walk Up Fifth Avenue

Bernard Levin

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ISBN : 9780340531273
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Bernard Levin leads us along New Yorks most famous street, describing with a sharp eye and caustic wit the people and sights which litter its path from Washington Square to Harlem. In what other street could you encounter sword-swallowingMoreBernard Levin leads us along New Yorks most famous street, describing with a sharp eye and caustic wit the people and sights which litter its path from Washington Square to Harlem. In what other street could you encounter sword-swallowing unicyclists and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis- a bag lady in central park on minute and Donald Trump the next- descend into silent vaults of gold and climb above the clouds in skyscrapers that live up to their name? Where else could you go on a plat-eating expedition and find a subway system that uses cayenne pepper to deter fare-dodgers? With infectious enthusiasm, Bernard Levin captures the extraordinary variety, contrasts and excitement of New York.