Victory City

A History of New York and New Yorkers during World War II
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (19.47 hours)
Product Number: Z100142350
Released: Dec 04, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781549121579
Narrator/s: Robert Petkoff
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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From John Strausbaugh, author of City of Sedition and The Village, comes the definitive history of Gotham during the World War II era. New York City during World War II wasn't just a place of servicemen, politicians, heroes, GI Joes and Rosie the Riveters but also of quislings and saboteurs; of Nazi, Fascist, and Communist sympathizers; of war protesters and conscientious objectors; of gangsters and hookers and profiteers; of latchkey kids and bobby-soxers, poets and painters, atomic scientists and atomic spies. While the war launched and leveled nations, spurred economic growth, and saw the rise and fall of global Fascism, New York City would eventually emerge as the new capital of the world. From the Gilded Age to VJ-Day, an array of fascinating New Yorkers rose to fame, from Mayor Fiorello La Guardia to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Langston Hughes to Joe Louis, to Robert Moses and Joe DiMaggio. In Victory City, John Strausbaugh returns to tell the story of New York City's war years with the same richness, depth, and nuance he brought to his previous books, providing listeners with a groundbreaking new look into the greatest city on earth during the most transformative-and costliest-war in human history.

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Author(s): John Strausbaugh
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Dec 04, 2018

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Author(s): John Strausbaugh
Genre: History
Product Number DD41049
Released: Dec 04, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781549121586
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Author(s): John Strausbaugh
Genre: History
Product Number EB00729782
Released: Dec 04, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Twelve
ISBN: #9781538715994

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