An American Leprechaun

Author: Ken Austin
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 150352065X
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My father, an immigrant from Ireland, asked meif I would help him out byfilling in
for his regular night bartender who had taken ill earlier in theday. While Ihad
bartended at my father's Bliss Tavernin Sunnyside, NewYork, aworkingclass
neighborhood of Queens,in the previous summer, itwas always during daytime
hours. ... Billy was a Sunnyside hero; he had earned the right to fight Joey LaBoa
for the featherweight championship atthe Long Island City outdoor arenathepast

Die Asche Meiner Mutter

Author: Frank McCourt
Publisher: Luchterhand Literaturverlag
ISBN: 3641118654
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Schlimmer als die normale unglückliche Kindheit ist die unglückliche irische Kindheit, und noch schlimmer ist die unglückliche irische katholische Kindheit.« Frank McCourts Erinnerungen an seine Jugend in den 30er und 40er Jahren ...


Author: Stephanie Danler
Publisher: Aufbau Digital
ISBN: 3841212883
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Sweetbitter ist ein großer Roman über den Genuss und die Obsession – darüber, dass man manchmal besessen sein muss, um wirklich genießen zu können. „Eine rohe, schnörkellose, beißende, wilde Liebesgeschichte.“ People Magazine

Schloss Aus Glas

Author: Jeannette Walls
Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe
ISBN: 3455810519
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Jeannette Walls ist ein glückliches Kind: Sie hat einen Vater, der mit ihr auf Dämonenjagd geht, ihr die Physik erklärt und die Sterne vom Himmel holt.

Weit Vom Stamm

Author: Andrew Solomon
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104027226
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Der Bestsellerautor Andrew Solomon hat mit über 300 Familien gesprochen, deren Kinder außergewöhnlich oder hochbegabt sind, die das Down-Syndrom haben oder an Schizophrenie leiden, Autisten, taub oder kleinwüchsig sind.

New York

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Weideman. a street photographer turned cabbie, transformed his backseat into a
studio, shooting models, drag queens, and poets en route. Stolfa, working as a
bartender at McGlinchey's Bar & Grill in Philadelphia, focused her lens on the
regulars bellied up to the bar. MUSIC ... "Katrin Sigurdardottier: High Plane V." An
artificial landscape installation utilizing only blue insulation and white paint;
through 5/7- 22-25 Jackson Ave., at 46th Ave., Long Island City (718- 784-2084),

New York Magazine

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Harry whispered to Freddie Porcelli, one of the two escorts standing by the
cloakroom (the same Freddie who played the headwaiter at the Le Chateau
restaurant on All My Children), who scurried into the bar to pass the message
along the .... It has been true of New York City restaurants from that day in the
eighteenth century when Sam Fraunces opened the Queen's Head Tavern: John
Delmonico, Louis Sherry (Sherry's), George Rector (Rector's), Gene Cavallero (
Colony Club), ...

School Library Journal

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That night, as the Red Cross rushed to organize an international rescue effort, the
local temperature plunged below freezing and gale-force winds dumped 16
inches of heavy, damp snow on the few remaining survivors and the many dead.
MacDonald's meticulous, dramatic, and almost hour- by-hour account is utterly
compelling. The Tender Bar: A Memoir. Moehringer, J. R. Hyperion. $23.95. ISBN
1-4013-0064-2. "Everyone has a holy place, a refuge, where their heart is purer,
their ...

New York Magazine

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While Liz will continue to receive $700,000 to appear in the Long Island-based
Newsday and other Times Mirror papers until her contract is up in March 1996,
the Post editors sealed a deal with the queen mother of columnists over lunch at
Le Cirque last Thursday to buy the syndication rights in the city. "Cindy Adams ...
THE, UM, PRESIDENT WILL SIGN YOUR BOOK: The tour for Colin Powell's
memoir, My American Journey, seems as well designed as a political campaign.
After he ...

New York Magazine

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city's. criminals. get. younger,. stand-ins. are. solicited. from. social. clubs,. the.
YMCA,. the. street .... Louis Vega, an inmate in the Bronx House of Detention who
was suspected of having pulled off a 1974 robbery in Queens, grew a beard
promptly after learning he was scheduled to appear in a lineup. Three weeks
later, a fully bearded ... D A bartender picked out Daniel Duncan in a 1972 lineup
for robbing an Atlantic Beach, Long Island, bar and making off with $309.
Convicted in ...