Books: Color of a City*

Color of a City—

Dreiser Tells of Old Sam'l Clampitt's Junk-Yard, Etc. The Story. These 38 prose sketches of New York—the New York of Chuck Connors and the unsophisticated Bowery and the old-time bread-line—range odd corners of the city and exhume most curious figures from the dust of the first decade of the century. The Log of A Harbor Pilot describes the tossing existence of that strange race of minor vikings, veteran pinochlers all. The Michael J. Powers Association portrays the glad-hand life of a typical East Side boss—derby-hatted ruler over 40,000 would-be...

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