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Urban Legends

The South Bronx in Representation and Ruin

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674238077

Publication Date: 07/21/2020

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320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

32 Photos

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Peter L’Official is Assistant Professor of Literature at Bard College and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and GQ.

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