"Book of Cities"
"Book of Cities" by Piero Ventura
(Universe/Rizzoli Publishers, $18.95, over-sized, full color) is a
tour of some of the great cities of the world in words and pictures
Rome, London, New York, Tokyo, Moscow, Venice and more.
Delightfully drawn, delightfully written - we are there with
basketball players in Central Park, with a London policeman plying
his trade, on a houseboat in the harbor of Hong Kong.
"Book of Cities" is a book of wonder for children and
the child within all of us. It respectfully and joyfully gets at the
style and substance of city life and educates the reader with all
kinds of carefully gleaned and researched facts. MOST NOTABLE!
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Harvey Frommer is in his 38th year of writing books.
A noted oral historian and sports journalist, the author of 42 sports
books including the classics: "New York City Baseball,1947-1957" and
"Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball," his acclaimed REMEMBERING YANKEE
STADIUM was published in 2008 and his REMEMBERING FENWAY PARK: AN ORAL
AND NARRATIVE HISTORY OF THE HOME OF RED SOX NATION was published to
acclaim in 2011. The prolific Frommer is at work on When It Was
Just a Game, An Oral History on Super Bowel One.
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