- Hardcover: 304 pages
- Publisher: Harper; 1st edition (October 15, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0062231790
- ISBN-13: 978-0062231796
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.2 x 11 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #890,237 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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City Parks: Public Places, Private Thoughts Hardcover – October 15, 2013
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City Parks illuminates the spirit and beauty of the world's most loved city parks: an extraordinary visual and poetic journey from London to Brooklyn, Calcutta to Chicago, and Paris to San Francisco, captured in breathtaking photographs and the evocative words of celebrated writers and personalities.
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