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The Heart of the World

The Heart of the World By Nik Cohn The Heart of the World The history of Broadway has been written before but never better The verbal energy that pours off these pages is enough to transform the hell ofTimes Square into a rough hewn heaven neon lit and ope

  • Title: The Heart of the World
  • Author: Nik Cohn
  • ISBN: 9780679744375
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Heart of the World By Nik Cohn The history of Broadway has been written before, but never better.The verbal energy that pours off these pages is enough to transform the hell ofTimes Square into a rough hewn heaven, neon lit and open all night.The only thing wrong with this book is it isn t longer NEWSWEEKNik Cohn ushers readers along the street he calls The Heart of the World producing a The history of Broadway has been written before, but never better.The verbal energy that pours off these pages is enough to transform the hell ofTimes Square into a rough hewn heaven, neon lit and open all night.The only thing wrong with this book is it isn t longer NEWSWEEKNik Cohn ushers readers along the street he calls The Heart of the World producing a book that is a resplendent pageant of New York s high and low life Among the characters we meet are a golden tongued cab driver who calls himself a collector of farces a pickpocket with the terrifying gift of impersonating his marks a heartbreakingly beautiful Dominican tranvestite named Lush Life strippers pseudo prophets and a disgraced political veteran of the days when the graft was still honest Conducted by a writer with the manic energy of a sideshow barker and the full blooded lyricism of a raucous poet, this is a bebop odyssey along the Great White Way that reaches in implication far beyond the streets of New York to document the ever evolving mixtures that make up America itself A lovely, bracing book, full to bursting with juicy, tasty, rancid life While making its bawdy way through crowded spaces it also travels through modern times wondrous USA TODAY
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    1. Cindy Light on said:

      Here s a review of one of my all time favorite books I need to read it again I m a fan a novels that bring life in NYC alive Especially historical tales Nik Cohn ushers readers along the street he calls The Heart of the World producing a book that is a resplendent pageant of New York s high and low life Among the characters we meet are a golden tongued cab driver who calls himself a collector of farces a pickpocket with the terrifying gift of impersonating his marks a heartbreakingly beautiful D [...]

    2. William Gould on said:

      A WONDERFUL FELICITY WITH LANGUAGE, DELICIOUS CHARACTERS AND A GREAT CENTRAL IDEA ALL THE WORLD IN ONE STREET BROADWAY ESSENTIAL READING WHILST IN NEW YORK ESPECIALLY THE BARS.

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