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City of Dreams

Beverly Swerling

City of Dreams

A Novel of Nieuw Amsterdam and Early Manhattan

by Beverly Swerling

  • 368 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - General,
  • Sagas,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9712248M
    ISBN 100606242430
    ISBN 109780606242431

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City of Dreams by Beverly Swerling Download PDF EPUB FB2

“City of Dreams is a rich, rewarding history of New York’s master narrative: the expansive story of the city’s immigrant past and present. It’s a necessary book for any reader — New Yorker or not — curious to know the astonishing sweep of transforming migrations /5().

When I finished the first novel, CITY OF DREAMS [ pages], I was excited that the saga continued in, CITY OF GLORY [ pages]. My only criticism was that the sexual dialogue was a bit too explicit in CITY OF DREAMS, yet this was corrected in the subsequent novels.

Despite this one flaw, I cannot overstate the magnificent writing by Ms Swerling/5(70). City of Dreams is peopled with memorable characters both beloved and unfamiliar, whose lives unfold in rich detail: the young man from the Caribbean who passed through New York on his way to becoming a Founding Father; the ten-year-old Angelo Siciliano, from Calabria, who transformed into Charles Atlas, bodybuilder; Dominican-born Oscar de la.

Though a long book, City of Dreams: The Year Epic History of Immigrant New York is entertaining and informative throughout. It focuses on the largest immigrant groups from each era: the Dutch, English, and Scots in the pre-Revolutionary era; the Irish and Germans in the 19th century; the Italians and eastern European Jews in the early 20th /5.

Book 16 of City of Dreams: A Novel of Nieuw Amsterdam and Early Manhattan by Beverly Swerling This book was recommended by a friend - thank you Jessie @jessiemariedoesstuff.

It was a historical fiction saga tracing the familial ties of a brother and sister who emigrated to Nieuw Amsterdam before it became the city we know as New York.4/5. City of Dreams follows their lives and those of their descendants -- dedicated physicians and surgeons who will shape the future of medicine and the growing city.

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"City Of Dreams" provides an extremely rich slice of Manhattan history along with an intricately plotted novel filled with unforgettable characters.

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It’s a necessary book for any reader — New Yorker or not — curious to know the astonishing sweep of transforming migrations that have made the city the polyglot extravaganza that it is.”Brand: HMH Books.

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