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Other Islands of New York City A History and Guide

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ISBN-10: 0881509450

ISBN-13: 9780881509458

Edition: 3rd

Authors: Sharon Seitz, Stuart Miller

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Experience a seldom-seen New York City with journalists and NYC natives Sharon Seitz and Stuart Miller as they show you the 42 islands in this city#xE2;#xAC;"s diverse archipelago. Within the city#xE2;#xAC;"s boundaries there are dozens of islands#xE2;#xAC;#x1D;some famous, like Ellis, some infamous, like Rikers, and others forgotten, like North Brother, where Typhoid Mary spent nearly 30 years in confinement. While the spotlight often falls on the museums, trends, and restaurants of Manhattan, the city#xE2;#xAC;"s other islands have vivid and intriguing stories to tell. They offer the day-tripper everything from nature trails to military garrisons. This detailed guide and comprehensive…    
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 346
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.012

Sharon Seitz is a native New Yorker and alumnus of Columbia Universityrsquo;s Graduate School of Journalism. She has written for New York Magazine, the New York Daily News, and Newsday. She lives in Brooklyn.

Stuart Miller is an artist, illustrator, photographer, celebrity interviewer, and advertising entrepreneur. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Introduction to the Third Edition
Notes on the Archipelago
Exploring the Islands
Island Emperor
Upper New York Bay
Governors Island
Liberty Island
Ellis Island
Forgotten Islands of Upper New York Bay
Lower New York Bay
Hoffman and Swinburne Islands
Forgotten Islands of Lower New York Bay
Bronx Waters
City Island
Hunter and Twin Islands
Hart Island
Forgotten Islands of the Bronx
East River
Roosevelt Island
Randall's and Ward's Islands
Rikers Island
North and South Brother Islands
Forgotten Islands of the East River
Jamaica Bay
Broad Channel
Forgotten Islands of Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways
South Brooklyn Waters
Coney Island
Forgotten Islands of South Brooklyn
The Kills
Prall's Island, Shooter's Island, and Isle of Meadow
Acknowledgments: No Author Is an Island
Selected Bibliography