Confessions of a New York Taxi Driver

Confessions of a New York Taxi Driver

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Driving a cab for more than 30 years Gene Salomon has collected a remarkable selection of stories. He shares the very best in this unforgettable memoir.

Gene has had everyone in the back of his cab...

...Lauren Bacall, Leonardo di Caprio, John McEnroe, Sean Penn and Dennis Hopper, Simon and Garfunkel, Tony Bennett, Robin Williams, Norman Mailer, Suzanne Vega, Kevin Kline, Dan Ackroyd, Diane Keaton and, yes, even Kevin Bacon.

He has taken all sorts of people for a ride...

...mafiosi, hookers, the rich and famous, down and outs, young lovers, old lovers, passengers from every corner of the globe, fare dodgers, a variety of animals, tourists, lifetime New Yorkers, people in a rush and others with no particular place to go.

In well over 30 years driving a cab he has collected a remarkable selection of stories and share the very best in this unforgettable memoir.

So sit back and enjoy the ride...

...the meter's running.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 386 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 26mm | 280g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0007500955
  • 9780007500956
  • 191,940

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`Bursting with anecdotes from a 36-year career that spans hitmen and heart attacks, via Paul Simon, Norman Mailer, a llama and a coyote.' INDEPENDENT
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About Eugene Salomon

Eugene Salomon has been driving a taxi in New York since 1977. This is his first book.
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