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The Geology of New York City
John McPhee explains the terrain underneath Manhattan skyscrapers.

Skyscrapers and Oysters
Joseph Mitchell describes Native American steelworkers and New York harbor delicacies.

Opinions of New York
New York inspired 19th-century writers including Walt Whitman, Charles Dickens, and Frances Trollope.

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