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    • Inside the Apple

    • A Streetwise History of New York City
    • By: Michelle Nevius, James Nevius
    • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla
    • Length: 17 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lively and comprehensive, Inside the Apple brings to life New York's fascinating past. This narrative history of New York City is the first to offer practical walking tour know-how. Fast-paced, but thorough, each of its bite-size chapters focus on an event, person, or place of historical significance. Rich in anecdotes, it whisks listeners from colonial New Amsterdam through Manhattan's past, right up to post-9/11 New York. This energetic, wide-ranging, and often humorous book covers New York's most important historical moments but is always anchored in the city of today. 

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Before the World Trade Center

    • By: James Nevius
    • Narrated by: Gary Tiedemann
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Fifty years ago, on August 5, 1966, the sound of jackhammers rang out at the corner of Cortlandt and West streets in the Financial District, and the intersection ceased to exist. Those jackhammers were the only formal groundbreaking for the controversial World Trade Center project and the end of two distinct but overlapping neighborhoods that once defined the lower west side of Manhattan: Radio Row and Little Syria.

    Regular price: $1.95