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    DescriptionHow much do you actually know about New York City? Did you know they tried to anchor Zeppelins at the top of the Empire State Building? Or that the high-rent district of Park Avenue was once so dangerous it was called "Death Avenue"? Lively and comprehensive, "Inside the Apple" brings to life New York's fascinating past. This narrative history of New York City is the first to offer practical walking tour know-how. Fast-paced but thorough, its bite-size chapters each focus on an event, person, or place of historical significance. Rich in anecdotes and illustrations, it whisks readers from colonial New Amsterdam through Manhattan's past, right up to post-9/11 New York. The book also works as a historical walking-tour guide, with 14 self-guided tours, maps, and step-by-step directions. Easy to carry with you as you explore the city, "Inside the Apple" allows you to visit the site of every story it tells. This energetic, wide-ranging, and often humorous book covers New York's most important historical moments, but is always anchored in the city of today.

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    Inside the Apple
    A Streetwise History of New York City
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michelle Nevius, By (author) James Nevius
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    ISBN 13: 9781416589976
    ISBN 10: 141658997X

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
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    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBF
    BISAC V2.8: TRV016000
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
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    Libri: I-HS
    DC21: 917.4710444
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: E6
    Ingram Theme: LOCL/NYNEWY
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 98
    B&T Approval Code: A16504910
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 917.4710444
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036080
    B&T Approval Code: A19904200
    BISAC V2.8: TRV025050
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    DC22: 917.47/10444
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    LC classification: F128.18 .N34 2009
    Edition statement
    Original ed.
    Illustrations note
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    24 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "I was born in New York and lived there for years, but I had no idea what I was missing until I picked up "Inside the Apple". It's jammed with fascinating pieces of history and great nuggets of trivia. I can't wait to walk Manhattan again with this book in hand." -- Noah D. Oppenheim, coauthor of the bestselling "The Intellectual Devotional"(TM) series