The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom

The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom

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by Edward I. Koch
     
 

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Whether you love its pace or are mystified by its immensity, New York City has a seemingly limitless capacity to spark both refreshingly blunt observations and eloquent descriptions of its daily life and motion. It has inspired countless artists, musicians, and even politicians, all of whom embody the essence of the city: profound, prophetic, quirky, amusing,

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Whether you love its pace or are mystified by its immensity, New York City has a seemingly limitless capacity to spark both refreshingly blunt observations and eloquent descriptions of its daily life and motion. It has inspired countless artists, musicians, and even politicians, all of whom embody the essence of the city: profound, prophetic, quirky, amusing, tough, and amazingly varied.

Inside you’ll find words of wisdom from a plethora of noteworthy New Yorkers, including:

Joe Namath
Donald Trump
Edie Falco
Woody Allen
Marilyn Monroe
Joan Rivers
Rudolph Giuliani
Bette Midler
Spike Lee
And many, many more!

New York boasts a cast of colorful characters like nowhere else, and in The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom they’ll tell you all about their beloved home, as only a real New Yorker could. A thought-provoking collection inspired by life in the world’s greatest city.

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Ed Koch
“I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616083724
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
10/19/2011
Series:
Little Red Books Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,173,621
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Ed Koch was Mayor of New York City for three terms from 1978-1989. During that time, he restored fiscal stability to the City of New York. Prior to being Mayor, Mr. Koch served for nine years as a Congressman and two years as a member of the New York City Council. He is currently a partner in the law firm of Bryan Cave LLP. He hosts a Friday evening call-in radio program on Bloomberg AM 1130 (WBBR) and is also a commentator on that same station. Koch is the author of numerous books, including Mayor, Politics, His Eminence and Hizzoner, All The Best, Citizen Koch, and two children’s books which he co-authored with his sister. He was born, raised, and currently lives in New York City.

Gregg Stebben is the author of eleven books, including The Man's Manual and White House Confidential. A writer for Men's Health, Esquire, Bon Appétit, SPY, and other magazines, he has interviewed everyone from Bill Clinton to Mikhail Gorbachev to Katie Couric. Stebben is the radio spokesman for Men's Health magazine and has appeared on CNN and Entertainment Tonight.

Jason Katzman is an editor and writer. He lives in New York City.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
In this thrilling action packed sequel of Hobo'$ Abroad: Attack of the Hillbilly Vampires, Edward I Koch has made an exellent second book. Hobo'$ Abroad: Robo Hobo's is about the hobos running from a new threat p. Ever since they fought the hillbillies there lives haved changed forever. Well What are robo hobos you ask? Read and find out! P.S. Your welcome for spicing up your story. It was much better the way i described it. :D