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Central Park: An Anthology by Andrew Blauner

Central Park: An Anthology (edition 2012)

by Andrew Blauner

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Title:Central Park: An Anthology
Authors:Andrew Blauner
Info:Bloomsbury USA (2012), Edition: 1, Paperback, 240 pages
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An interesting collection of Central Park fiction and non-fiction stories from a former Urban Park Ranger when the program started While a lot focuses on the bad ol' days of central park, there are some fun lighter reads about the "Sixth Borough" and catch and release carp. Not that much new for someone with even a rudimentary familiarity with the Park, but a good quick read ( )
  skinglist | Feb 5, 2015 |
*Note: I won this advance copy in one of the Goodreads giveaways.

I enjoyed the anthology. It looks like I took forever to read it, but the last few months were really busy at work, and it was actually perfect for that time period - small stories/reflections/essays, usually written very well. I don't live in NYC, but whenever I have visited I usually end going to Central Park, and I love it. I appreciated that the editor had the Director of Parks and Recreation (and former director of Central Park) write the forward piece - perfect choice. Highly recommend for anyone that enjoys the park, frequently or not, or someone who enjoys reading short travel essays. ( )
  sriemann | Mar 30, 2013 |
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An anthology of top-selected fiction and non-fiction entries by forefront literary contributors includes Bill Buford's memories of a wild night, Jonathan Safran Foer's vision of a transplanted mythical Sixth Borough and Marie Winn's answer to Holden Caulfiend's question about where ducks go when the pond freezes.… (more)

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