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Sidewalks

Thom Gunn

Sidewalks

by Thom Gunn

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Published by Albondocani Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thom Gunn ; with a drawing by Bill Schuessler.
SeriesAlbondocani Press publication ;, no. 34
ContributionsSchuessler, Bill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6013.U65 S5 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2419114M
LC Control Number87102040

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"The essays in Sidewalks don’t connect or come together, and they aren’t commenting on a single thing; what we have is the Mexico City native (the book was lovingly translated from Spanish by Christine MacSweeney) distilling observations from her walks and the thinking she does on them.

Handled any other way, that sort of thing could render /5(9). An important study of the heart and mind of the street, Sidewalk also features an insightful afterword by longtime book vendor Hakim Hasan. This fascinating study reveals today's urban life in all its complexity: its vitality, its conflicts about class and race, and its surprising opportunities for empathy among strangers/5(57).

"An exceptional ethnography marked by clarity and candor, Sidewalk takes us into the socio-cultural environment of those who, though often seen as threatening or unseemly, work day after day on "the blocks" of one of New York's most diverse neighborhoods.

Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim's Table, offers an accessible and compelling group portrait of several poor black men who make their 5/5(3). Sidewalk examines the lives of several vendors, panhandlers, and scavengers in Greenwich Village - mostly poor, homeless, black men - and the social, political, and economic forces that One of the events of the program will be a discussion of Sidewalk with faculty and Sidewalks book, and since Mitchell Duneier is a professor at my Sidewalks book, I think he /5.

On sidewalks, decade after decade, urbanites have socialized, paraded, and played, sold their wares, and observed city life. These many uses often overlap and conflict, and urban residents and planners try to include some and exclude others.

In this first book-length analysis of the sidewalk as a distinct public space, Anastasia Loukaitou. Sidewalks (though I prefer its Spanish title, Papeles Falsos, which roughly translates to "False Papers") is, above all, a thoughtful book.

Luisellis substantial intelligence manifests itself in her careful choice of language, the formal decisions she makes, and the way each of these essays builds into the next, the careful and complex and 4/5. Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa and India.

An acclaimed writer of both fiction and nonfiction, she is the author of the essay collection Sidewalks; the novels Faces in the Crowd and The Story of My Teeth; and, most recently, Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty is the winner of two Los Angeles Times Book Prizes and an American.

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Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know. An exceptional ethnography marked by clarity and candor, Sidewalk takes us into the socio-cultural environment of those who, though often seen as threatening or unseemly, work day after day on "the blocks" of one of New York's most diverse neighborhoods.

Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim's Table, offers an accessible and compelling group portrait of several poor black men who make their /5(5).

Designing for Pedestrian Safety –Sidewalk Design 2‐2 Learning Outcomes: At the end of this module, you will be able to: Ö. Describe the operational and safety benefits of shoulders and sidewalks.

Select the appropriate design requirements for sidewalks. Apple Books Preview. Sidewalks. Valeria Luiselli & Christina MacSweeney. $; $; Publisher Description. Grantland Book of the Year Vol. 1 Brooklyn, A Year of Favorites, Jason Diamond Book Riot, ’s Must-Read Books from Indie Presses "Valeria Luiselli is a writer of formidable talent, destined to be an important voice in Latin.

Decem • Valeria Luiselli, who was born in Mexico City and lives now in Harlem, released two slim, multinational books this year: Author: Valeria Luiselli. Sidewalks - Ebook written by Valeria Luiselli. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Sidewalks.5/5(1).

Sidewalk Labs is Alphabet Inc.'s urban innovation organization. Its goal is to improve urban infrastructure through technological solutions, and tackle issues such as cost of living, efficient transportation and energy usage.

It is headed by Daniel L. Doctoroff, former deputy mayor of New York City for economic development and former chief executive of Bloomberg L.P. Other members include Founder: Daniel L. Doctoroff, Rohit Aggarwala. "The essays in Sidewalks dont connect or come together, and they arent commenting on a single thing; what we have is the Mexico City native (the book was lovingly translated from Spanish by Christine MacSweeney) distilling observations from her walks and the thinking she does on them.

Handled any other way, that sort of thing could render any. The resulting book is a dizzying and pleasurable experience. Sidewalks is the type of book that makes me long for Spanish fluency (as my unopened Rosetta Stone box mocks me from by bookshelf).

As Luiselli digresses into the untranslatable Portugese “saudade,” I wonder what native beauty I am missing in the translation of Luiselli’s work. --Los Angeles Review of Books "The essays in Sidewalks don't connect or come together, and they aren't commenting on a single thing; what we have is the Mexico City native (the book was lovingly translated from Spanish by Christine MacSweeney) distilling observations from her walks and the thinking she does on them.

Handled any other way, that. Crooked Sidewalks will guide you as you tell your own story. About the Author After graduating from the University of La Verne with a degree in Biology, Ron entered his second summer of training at the Naval Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island and was commissioned an Ensign on November 5, Pages: “Sidewalks is indeed a rare and moving portrait of the real city—and a portrait made up of such a sparkly mosaic of experiences that the faces and voices linger long after the book has been closed.

I imagine it may be responsible for a spate of explorations in the city. Sidewalks should be delineated by a vertical and horizontal separation from moving traffic to provide an adequate buffer space and a sense of safety for pedestrians.

Wide low-volume local or residential roads without sidewalks should be upgraded, but in the interim may be regulated as shared spaces or improved through the use of temporary. Mitchell Duneier, Author, Ovie Carter, Photographer Farrar Straus Giroux $27 (p) ISBN Valeria Luiselli (born Aug ) is a Mexican author living in the United States.

She is the author of the book of essays Sidewalks and the novel Faces in the Crowd, which won the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First novel The Story of My Teeth was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Best Translated Book Award, and won the Los Born: Aug (age 36), Mexico City, Mexico.SIDEWALK chronicles the lives of primarily black homeless book vendors and magazine scavengers who ply their trade along 6th Avenue between 8th Street and Washington Place in New York City.

By briefly comparing those book vendors with the history of book vending along the Seine in Paris, the film speaks to the efforts of North American and.