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    DescriptionLiving in New York City for five years as a transplant from Ohio, illustrator and T-shirt designer Nathan Pyle was fascinated by the unique habits and unspoken customs New Yorkers follow to make life bearable in a city with 8 million people (and seemingly twice the number of tourists). In NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette, Pyle reveals the secrets and unwritten rules for living in and visiting New York including the answers to such burning questions as, how do I hail a cab? What is a bodega? Which way is Uptown? Why are there so many doors in the sidewalk? How do I walk on an escalator? Do we need be touching right now? Where should I inhale or exhale while passing sidewalk garbage? How long should I honk my horn? If New York were a game show, how would I win? What happens when I stand in the bike lane? Who should get the empty subway seats? How do I stay safe during a trash tornado? Each tip is a little story illustrated in simple black and white drawings.


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    Title
    NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nathan W. Pyle
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 140 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780062303110
    ISBN 10: 0062303112
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBE
    BIC subject category V2: WHC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 460
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11800
    Libri: ENGM1080
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDATL
    BIC E4L: HUM
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    BISAC V2.8: HUM001000
    B&T Approval Code: A03405000, A26650000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 95
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: E6
    DC22: 818/.602
    BISAC V2.8: TRV025050
    Libri: COMI3500
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBBE
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN6231.N559 P95 2014
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: WTH, XY
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB-US-N
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    William Morrow Paperbacks
    Publication date
    01 May 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Nathan W. Pyle moved from Ohio to New York City in 2008 via Greyhound bus. In addition to illustration, he produces non-fiction television programs. He has a degree in theology.
    Review quote
    "The book is fantastic... Hilariously illustrated." -- The Brian Lehrer Show, NPR "Useful observations about life in New York City ... the tips work as well for tourists as they do for transplants." -- Associated Press "Every obsessive-compulsive New Yorker should circulate copies of Nathan W. Pyle's "NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette"... For a newcomer, he gets it. His helpful hints are particularly sensible these days when people preoccupied with digital devices seem oblivious to everyone around them." -- New York Times "The hilarious cartoons in Nathan Pyle's new book... are even funnier as animated GIFs. Pyle's do's and don'ts perfectly depict what makes New Yorkers tick." -- Fodor's Travel "Full of useful advice... do's and don'ts... and sage realisms... NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette by Nathan W. Pyle is equal parts funny and informative." -- NewYorkNatives.com