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City of promise

New-York Historical Society

City of promise

aspects of Jewish life in New York, 1654-1970

by New-York Historical Society

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNew -York Historical Society presents : the City of promise, aspects of Jewish life in New York, 1654-1970
    StatementSponsored by the Central Synagogue to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the laying of its cornerstone
    ContributionsCentral Synagogue (New York, N.Y.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25605472M
    OCLC/WorldCa1128526

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City of Promise: A Novel of New York's Gilded Age Paperback – Aug by Beverly Swerling (Author)/5(46). City of Promise, fourth installment in Beverly Swerling’s acclaimed New York City saga, spans the time from the Civil War to the Gilded Age of the s. The stories of the Turner and Devrey families continue.

The book brims over with the city’s explosive expansion, gripping characters and a plot that highlights 19th century social mores.4/5.

Vividly imagined and awash in period detail, City of Promise delivers not only suspense and intrigue, daring plot twists and bitter rivalries, but also the captivating love story of two people struggling to forge their own destiny/5(9).

About The Book A “vivid tableau of s Manhattan” (Entertainment Weekly), City of Promise continues Beverly Swerling’s acclaimed epic saga as New York emerges from the Civil War into the Gilded Age—a city marked by soaring expansion and dazzling ed on: Aug "City of Promise is the story of the growth of Manhattan and its residents from to Using the vehicle of two wealthy families, one of which includes a housing developer, Josh Turner, and a variety of other characters, some idealistic, humanistic, and others involved in /5(46).

Vividly imagined and awash in period detail and the unforgettable characters that only Beverly Swerling can conjure, City of Promise. delivers a historical adventure of suspense and intrigue, daring plot twists and bitter rivalries, and the captivating love story of two people struggling to forge their own destiny.

The authors of the essays in City of Promise, drawing upon a wide range of primary and secondary materials, provide a rich description and discussion of this monumental development.

They show that nonwhite newcomers withstood much discrimination, formed a variety of cultural and social institutions, established permanent communities, and gained political power.

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Workshops and resources offered to empower parents and build self-sufficiency. Helping neighbors with basic needs is a gateway. The entire book is presented as a dream sequence narrated by an omniscient narrator.

The allegory's protagonist, Christian, is an everyman character, and the plot centres on his journey from his hometown, the "City of Destruction" ("this world"), to the "Celestial City" ("that which is to come": Heaven) atop Mount : John Bunyan. The novel is competent enough, though the dialogue is a touch flat, the scenes sometimes too contrived and the yokels too yokely: “He’s always walking around the city drawing things,” says one.

“Illustrations he calls ‘em.” Right. Swerling doesn’t promise more than she delivers, but this is. Novel. An epic saga continues as New York emerges from the Civil War to the Gilded Age. Returning from the war Joshua Turner has a daring vision that will make him a real estate titan.

When Mollie comes into his life she finds a world of possibilities. A captivating love. Book Overview A "vivid tableau of s Manhattan" (Entertainment Weekly), City of Promise continues Beverly Swerling's acclaimed epic saga as New York emerges from the Civil War into the Gilded Agea city marked by soaring expansion and dazzling glamour.

Power, wealth and progress are the drivers of the novel, the swirling cauldron of humanity adding flavor to a mixed brew that will birth a city from the ruins of a country divided. But New York real estate is finite, visionaries like Josh Turner endemic to time, place and opportunity. Our flagship program is located in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn–a community with one of the highest concentrations of incarceration in NYC.

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Vividly imagined and awash in period detail and the unforgettable characters that only Beverly Swerling can conjure, City of Promise delivers a historical adventure of suspense and intrigue, daring plot twists and bitter rivalries, and the captivating love story of two people struggling to forge their own destiny.

Swerling's latest epic reveals the extremes of New York's Gilded Age. When one-legged Joshua Turner returns home after the Civil War, New York is still a city of horse-drawn vehicles and boarding hous.

Get this from a library. City of promise: a novel of New York's Gilded Age. [Beverly Swerling] -- In the years following the Civil War, as Manhattan experiences a surge in prosperity, Joshua Turner aspires to become a real-estate titan while Mollie Brannigan, raised by her aunt in a bordello.

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NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. CITY OF PROMISE | Kirkus Reviews Swerling (City of Dreams,etc.) continues her series of “city of” novels celebrating the history of New York.

Swerling (City of Dreams,etc.) continues her .City of Promise: A History of the Jews of New York Edited with a foreword by Deborah Dash Moore, visual essays by Diana L. Linden. New York Univ., $99 3-volume boxed set (1,p) ISBN Erik Walsh City Manager.

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