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The ungovernable city

John Lindsay and his struggle to save New York

by Vincent J. Cannato

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Lindsay, John V. -- B,
    • Mayors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1951-,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementVincent Cannato.
      GenreB, Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.54.L55 C36 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3941112M
      ISBN 100465008437
      LC Control Number2001018102

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