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At the strangers' gate : arrivals in New York / Adam Gopnik.

Gopnik, Adam, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 974.71 GOP (Text) 36626103861647 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 974.71 GOP (Text) 34330513153453 Adult - New Books Checked out 09/29/2017
Lincoln Heritage PL - Chrisney Branch NEW CHR 917 GOP (Text) 70743000155819 Chrisney Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW 917 GOP (Text) 70743000155808 Adult Non-Fiction In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781400041800
  • Physical Description: 253 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: "This is a Borzoi book."
Summary, etc.: "From The New York Times best-selling author of Paris to the Moon and beloved New Yorker writer, a memoir that captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s. When Adam Gopnik and his soon-to-be-wife, Martha, left the comforts of home in Montreal for New York, the city then, much like today, was a pilgrimage site for the young, the arty, and the ambitious. But it was also becoming a city of greed, where both life's consolations and its necessities were increasingly going to the highest bidder. At the Stranger's Gate builds a portrait of this particular moment in New York through the story of this couple's journey--from their excited arrival as aspiring artists to their eventual growth into a New York family. Gopnik transports us to his tiny basement room on the Upper East Side, and later to SoHo, where he captures a unicorn: an affordable New York loft. He takes us through his professional meanderings, from graduate student-cum-library-clerk to the corridors of Conde Nast and the galleries of MoMA. Between tender and humorous reminiscences, including affectionate portraits of Richard Avedon, Robert Hughes, and Jeff Koons, among many others, Gopnik discusses the ethics of ambition, the economy of creative capital, and the peculiar anthropology of art and aspiration in New York, then and now"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: New York (N.Y.) > Description and travel.
Gopnik, Adam > Family.
Gopnik, Adam > Friends and associates.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography.
New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 20th century.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Artists, Architects, Photographers.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading.

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