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Love Is Like Park Avenue

Love Is Like Park Avenue

by Alvin Levin
     
 

Alvin Levin, himself from the Bronx, captured life in the turbulent era of the 1930s in New York City.
The stories are all told by and “outsider artist”, a writer who is never able to finish his long novel yet easily writes these small touching portraits about the poor who, in their dance halls and bars, long to live the high-life of the Park Avenue

Overview

Alvin Levin, himself from the Bronx, captured life in the turbulent era of the 1930s in New York City.
The stories are all told by and “outsider artist”, a writer who is never able to finish his long novel yet easily writes these small touching portraits about the poor who, in their dance halls and bars, long to live the high-life of the Park Avenue “swells.” in dance halls, and bars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811217996
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
10/06/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Alvin Levin (b. 1914, Paterson, NJ) studied at City College and Brooklyn Law School. Courted by The New Yorker, New Directions and others, Levin mysteriously disappeared. He died in 1982.

JAMES REIDEL is a poet, translator, editor, and biographer.

Pulitzer Prize–winning poet John Ashbery has translated many French writers, including Alfred Jarry, Pierre Reverdy, and Raymond Roussel. In 2011 he was awarded the National Book Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

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