The Big Onion Guide to Brooklyn: Ten Historic Walking Tours
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BeschreibungAn entertaining and informative walking guide to the historic people and places of Brooklyn. Ten fact-filled walks are featured, inviting the reader to take a tour through Brooklyn's important historic sites, neighborhoods, cultural institutions, and shops.
PortraitSeth Kamil and Eric Wakin are, respectively, the president and chief tour guide of the largest and best-known walking tour company in the United States - Big Onion Walking Tours. They are also the authors of The Big Onion Guide to New York City: Ten Historic Tours (see right). Both live in Brooklyn, NY.
Pressestimmen"Well researched"--Library Journal Praise for The Big Onion Guide to New York City:"One could scarcely find a more informative and engaging guide than this book... It is a delight, deeply knowledgeable, presented with wit and style. Would that more historians engage the public so well." --New York History"A wondeful little guide probing many historic neighborhoods and buildings." --The Bookwatch"A nice mix of the fun and the factual." --Block Magazine "The founders of the acclaimed Big Onion Walking Tours outline 10 historical walks in their home borough, from America's first pencil factory to Bedford-Stuyvesant's beautiful row houses to Coney Island."--San Francisco Chronicle.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NEW YORK UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2005
Seitenanzahl: 302 Seiten