"'Look out, Queens, because your bible is coming. A 265-page book with intricate maps, historic photos and fascinating tidbits about the nation's most diverse county... The Neighborhoods of Queens includes detailed community profiles that detail everything from boundaries and bus routes to ethnic makeup and landmarks... The book is also notable for its wealth of eye-catching photos.' Nicholas Hirshon, New York Daily News 'Copquin sought input from residents, historians, demographers, politicians, borough officials, shopkeepers and many others, and the result is that The Neighborhoods of Queens captures the unique character of each neighborhood... For anyone who lives in Queens, visits its neighborhoods or remembers it from earlier times, this book is an unsurpassed treasure.' Linda J. Wilson, The Queens Gazette"
Claudia Gryvatz Copquin is an award-winning freelance journalist who immigrated to Queens from South America with her family in the late 1960s. She now resides on Long Island.
This book is a nice little guide to the neighborhoods of Queens; it focuses more on history than on neighborhoods' current nature, but still gives some data about the neighborhoods... Read morePublished on January 16, 2012 by Michael Lewyn
After looking for months for a good book on the borough, finally came across this and now have to look no further. Read morePublished on February 12, 2011 by Sparrowhawk
It's cool to see the things the way they were when I was a kid in Queens.Published on May 25, 2010 by Amazon Customer
Given as a gift to a New Yorker who loved lore of parts of the city.Published on September 24, 2009 by Lawrence R. Cornell