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Storied City

A Children"s Book Walking-Tour Guide to New York City

by Leonard M. Marcus

  • 385 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Dutton Juvenile .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary landmarks,
  • Travel - United States,
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • United States - Mid Atlantic - New York City,
  • Literature (Young Adult),
  • Travel (Young Adult),
  • New York (State),
  • New York,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children"s Literature - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Literary Criticism & Collections,
  • Travel,
  • New York (N.Y.) in literature,
  • Bibliography,
  • Children,
  • Guidebooks,
  • In literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7770203M
    ISBN 100525469249
    ISBN 109780525469247
    OCLC/WorldCa49649081


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