The Bottom of the Harbor by Joseph Mitchell

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Published by Pantheon .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Essays,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10751811M
ISBN 100375714863
ISBN 109780375714863
OCLC/WorldCa178281247

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As the essayist and historian Luc Sante writes in his estimable forward to this centennial edition of "The Bottom of the Harbor": "This book of ostensibly journalistic feature stories turns out to hold at its core some of the fundamental questions of existence." 8 people found this helpful out of 5 stars Unexpected Treasure/5(25).

As the essayist and historian Luc Sante writes in his estimable forward to this centennial edition of "The Bottom of the Harbor": "This book of ostensibly journalistic feature stories turns out to hold at its core some of the fundamental questions of existence." 8 people found this helpful out of 5 stars Unexpected Treasure/5(24).

As the essayist and historian Luc Sante writes in his estimable forward to this centennial edition of "The Bottom of the Harbor": "This book of ostensibly journalistic feature stories turns out to hold at its core some of the fundamental questions of existence." 8 people found this helpful out of 5 stars Unexpected Treasure/5(25).

As William Fiennes wrote in the London Review of Books, 'Mitchell was the laureate of the waters around New York', and in The Bottom of the Harbor he After Joe Gould's Secret - 'a miniature masterpiece of a shaggy dog story' (Observer) - here is another collection of stories by Joseph Mitchell, each connected in one way or another with the waterfront of New York City/5.

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The Bottom of the Harbor is a book to be enjoyed slowly. The characters and settings are vividly drawn. The historical detail will delight those readers with an interest in New York's past, and the oral histories will captivate those readers who have a penchant for dialogue and psychology.5/5(5).

The Bottom of the Harbor The Rats on the Waterfront Mr. Hunter’s Grave Dragger Captain The Rivermen About the Author Also by Joseph Mitchell Foreword When the stories The Bottom of the Harbor book this book were first published, between andthe harbor of New York was at its peak.

The harbor and its many trades were an integral part of the city’s daily 4/5(32). On the centennial of Joseph Mitchell's birth, here is a new edition of the classic collection containing his most celebrated pieces about New York City. Fifty years after its original publication, The Bottom of the Harbor is still considered a fundamental New York book.

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Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Two years later he returns determine to get to the bottom of the mystery of her disappearance/5.

Fifty years after its original publication, The Bottom of the Harbor is still considered a fundamental New York book. Every story Mitchell tells, every person he introduces, every scene he describes is illuminated by his passion for the eccentrics and eccentricities of his beloved adopted : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Recounts a conversation with Leroy Pool, a man who's got "the bottom of the harbor" on his brain. View Article Published in the print edition of the January 6,issue.

Fifty years after its original publication, The Bottom of the Harbor is still considered a fundamental New York book. Every story Mitchell tells, every person he introduces, every scene he 5/5(1).

Fifty years after its original publication, The Bottom of the Harbor is still considered a fundamental New York book. Every story Mitchell tells, every person he introduces, every scene he describes is illuminated by his passion for the eccentrics and eccentricities of his beloved adopted city.

This is a series of sketches about marine life and some unusual mariners in and around present-day New York City. Written in a tone of nostalgia, relying to a great extent on human interest appeal, the result is a skillful blending of natural history, social comment and the personal profile.

The book might be compared to a combination of John Kiernan's recent A Natural History of New York and. On the centennial of Joseph Mitchell's birth, here is a new edition of the classic collection containing his most celebrated pieces about New York City.

Fifty years after its original publication, The Bottom of the Harbor is still considered a fundamental New York book. Every story Mitchell tells, every person he introduces, every scene he describes is illuminated by his passion for the eccentrics and 5/5(2).

At least two of them are masterpieces: McSorley’s Wonderful Saloon and The Bottom of Harbor. I love them both, but I love The Bottom of the Harbor more. I’ve reread it every three or four years for twenty-five years, and my opinion of it is still climbing.

The book contains six long essays, all connected with the waterfront. These six stories first appeared in the New Yorker between and Cf.

Author's notePages: Title: Deep Harbor Author: Lisa Tawn Bergren Pages: Once again Lisa Tawn Bergren gives us a story that pulls you in. Full of inspiration, suspense, sorrow and justice. Deep Harbor leaves you satisfied. Plot: This book picks up where Captain's Bride left off a few years later.

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Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Bottom of the Harbor - eBook at On December 7,the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and sank the USS Arizona, which still rests at the bottom of the harbor today. The image of the great ship sparked outrage among American citizens and inspired many with patriotism and a striking desire to support the war effort.

The Bottom of the Harbor. London: Chatto & Windus, Octavo, pages. First UK edition. The third book by the great New Yorker writer, a classic study of New York's waterfront and fish markets, with an emphasis on the bounty of the bottom of the harbor, oysters.

The Bottom of the Harbor. Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown, (). Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. A collection of stories revolving around the New York waterfront, several—such as “Mr. Buy The Bottom Of The Harbor (Vintage Classics) New Ed by Mitchell, Joseph (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(19). Editions for The Bottom Of The Harbor: X (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition). Up in the old hotel --The bottom of the harbor --The rats on the waterfront --Mr. Hunter's grave --Dragger captain --The rivermen.

Responsibility: by Joseph Mitchell ; with photogravures by Berenice Abbott. New York: Limited Editions Club, Berenice Abbott. Hardcover. Large quarto /4 x /2 bound in black oasis goatskin leather with black Irish linen boards.

Stories about the New York City waterfront. Illustrated with five photogravures by Berenice Abbott printed on handmade paper. SIGNED by the author on the colophon page. Issued in only numbered copies, one of the smallest.

As William Fiennes wrote in the London Review of Books, 'Mitchell was the laureate of the waters around New York', and in The Bottom of the Harbor he records the lives and practices of the rivermen, with love and understanding and a sharp eye for the eccentric and strange.

This is. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A collection of tales, each connected with the waterfront of New York City and recording the lives and practices of the rivermen with affection and understanding, and with a sharp eye for the eccentric.

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Boston: Little, Brown, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Chapter 14 Summary. Although the sun has started to rise, the forest is still very dark. As Annemarie rushes to the harbor, she reminds herself of the story of Red Riding Hood, which she has told to Kirsti many times.

Although she can hear animals scampering through the forest, Annemarie is not scared—she has played here before in the daytime, and she knows there are no wolves. The bottom of the harbor.

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Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Bottom of the harbour tax avoidance was a form of tax avoidance used in Australia in the s.

Legislation made it a criminal offence in The practice came to symbolise the worst of variously contrived tax strategies from those times. The wreck still rests at the bottom of the harbor and is now part of the USS Arizona Memorial.

The book contains 96 pages of documents, black and white photographs of. These are among the people that Joseph Mitchell immortalized in his reportage for The New Yorker and in four books—McSorley’s Wonderful Saloon, Old Mr.

Flood, The Bottom of the Harbor, and Joe Gould’s Secret—that are still renowned for their precise, respectful observation, their graveyard humor, and their offhand perfection of style.

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