Up in the Old Hotel

ISBN-10: 0679746315

ISBN-13: 9780679746317

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joseph Mitchell

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Mitchell explored a New York City that has now vanished in his four books and his classic reportage for The New Yorker. Mitchell's eccentrics live again in this omnibus volume that contains all of his books and several previously uncollected stories.
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List price: $18.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.452

Joseph Mitchell came to New York City in 1929 from a small town in North Carolina. He was twenty-one years old. He worked as a reporter & feature writer--for "The World", "The Herald Tribune", & "The World Telegram"--for eight years, & then went to "The New Yorker", where he remained until his death in 1996.

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McSorley's Wonderful Saloon
The Old House at Home
Hit on the Head with a Cow
Professor Sea Gull
A Spism and a Spasm
Lady Olga
Evening with a Gifted Child
A Sporting Man
The Cave Dwellers
King of the Gypsies
The Gypsy Women
The Deaf-Mutes Club
Santa Claus Smith
The Don't-Swear Man
Obituary of a Gin Mill
Houdini's Picnic
The Mohawks in High Steel
All You Can Hold for Five Bucks
A Mess of Clams
The Same as Monkey Glands
Goodbye, Shirley Temple
On the Wagon
The Kind Old Blonde
I Couldn't Dope It Out
The Downfall of Fascism in Black Ankle County
Blame It All on Mamma
Uncle Dockery and the Independent Bull
Old Mr. Flood
Old Mr. Flood
The Black Clams
Mr. Flood's Party
The Bottom of the Harbor
Up in the Old Hotel
The Bottom of the Harbor
The Rats on the Waterfront
Mr. Hunter's Grave
Dragger Captain
The Rivermen
Joe Gould's Secret
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