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Away : a novel —Bloom, Amy, 1953-

"Away is the story of young Lillian Leyb, a dangerous innocent, an accidental heroine. When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian comes to America alone, determined to make her way in a new land. When word...

All-of-a-kind family Hanukkah —Jenkins, Emily, 1967- author.

In 1912 New York, Gertie feels left out while Mama and her four older sisters cook Hanukkah dinner, but Papa comes home and asks her help with an important task.

Once upon a time in America

An epic tale of the lives of two New York gangsters from the period of the early 1900's through prohibition, and climaxing in their subsequent reunion in the 1960's. Friends from childhood, they entered a life of crime t...

Morning Glory Monday —Alda, Arlene, 1933-

Tenement life in the 1930s is difficult, and Mama is homesick for the sunny skies of her native Italy. Her family tries everything to cheer her up, from hand stands and jokes to a trip to Coney Island, but nothing works ...

Church of marvels : a novel —Parry, Leslie, 1979- author.
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New York, 1895. Sylvan Threadgill finds and rescues an abandoned baby while cleaning privies behind a tenement. The Church of Marvels, a Coney Island sideshow, has burnt to the ground, leaving Odile and Belle Church's mo...

Away a novel —Bloom, Amy, 1953-
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When a Russian pogrom destroys young Lillian Leyb's family, she comes to America alone, determined to make her way in a new land. But when word comes out that her daughter Sophie might still be alive, Lillian embarks on ...

Pieces of April

Family outcast April lives in a beat-up apartment in New York's Lower East Side with her boyfriend, Bobby. In order to spend some time with her dying mother, April invites her conservative suburban family to her place fo...

Unterzakhn —Corman, Leela.
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"A mesmerizing, heartbreaking graphic novel of immigrant life on New York's Lower East Side at the turn of the twentieth century, as seen through the eyes of twin sisters whose lives take radically and tragically differe...

Kid Dynamite

The East Side boxing champ, Muggs McGinnis, challenged to a fight with the West Side's hero, is kidnapped. When Mugg's pal Danny is substituted, confusion begins.

The East side kids Bowery blitzkrieg

Muggs takes Danny' place in an upcoming Golden Gloves boxing match. Danny is torn between staying in school and becoming a boxer, and is getting mixed up with criminals.

Doxology : a novel —Zink, Nell, author.

"Two generations of an American family come of age--one before 9/11, one after--in this moving and original novel from the "intellectually restless, uniquely funny" (New York Times Book Review) mind of Nell Zink"-- Provi...

Lush life —Price, Richard, 1949-
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It's 2003, and after eight years downtown, Eric Cash is falling further and further behind in his plans to become an actor, or a writer, or a restaurateur, anything but what he is, the oldest employee at Café Berkmann. ...

The fan man —Kotzwinkle, William, author.

"Horse Badorties (Son of the Ginger Man, father of the Dude) rides again...Badorties' narration of his down-at-the-heels drug-fueled befuddlement in New York City circa 1970." -- Provided by publisher.

Lush life —Price, Richard, 1949-
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Eric Cash, the 35-year-old bartender at Café Berkmann and a would-be screenwriter, ends up in jail as a murder suspect and it's up to two New York City police detectives to find out the truth.

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