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Out of Mulberry Street Stories of Tenement life in New York City [Kindle Edition]

Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis
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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


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  • File Size: 187 KB
  • Print Length: 282 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1113861428
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006QPZVQG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,538 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Book !! February 20, 2012
By Richard
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I must admit before this book I had no idea who Jacob Riis was. I found this book with it's stories (sometimes heartbreaking) hard to put down. In fact it was a days read off and on. Excellent stories and characters. I enjoy the fact that it is non fiction and we see how life was back then. The last chapter about the fire department heroes was intresting enough but did tend to drag on. I am hooked on this author now and I am reading what else kindle has to offer on him.
TRY IT...You'll like it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars stories of old New York June 25, 2013
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Jacob Riis was a journalist who took photos and wrote about the poverty in lower Manhattan at the beginning of the 20th Century. His writing is excellent, his characters are vivid. I was so GLAD this was available!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Thoroughly enjoyable read August 13, 2013
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Very interesting...Bought this book after visiting "Lower East Side Tenement" Museum. The immigrants had a hard time living on the lower east side.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Nothing unexpected. A bit past its prime... August 8, 2014
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Stories a little bit old and stale, and kinda obvious.
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