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World According To Breslin

A non fiction book by

A collection of classic columns from one of New York's most celebrated journalists

Although his career spans decades, the seven years that Jimmy Breslin spent at the New YorkDaily News sparked some of his finest work. When New York City tumbled into economic and social chaos at the end of the 1970s, Breslin was there. In his brief, insightful columns, he looked at the city not from the top down but from the bottom up. Eschewing the view of politicians, socialites, and captains of industry, Breslin's heroes are men like Jim Moran, the cop who drove John Lennon to the emergency room after he was shot, or Barney Baker, an ex-boxer who served as bodyguard to mobster Meyer Lansky. These are average people who see big things, and Breslin is their herald.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Jimmy Breslin including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.

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Hardback Editions

January 1990 : USA Hardback

Title: World According To Breslin
Author(s): Jimmy Breslin
ISBN: 0-517-02973-1 / 978-0-517-02973-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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September 1984 : USA Hardback

Title: The World According to Breslin
Author(s): Jimmy Breslin
ISBN: 0-89919-310-2 / 978-0-89919-310-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ticknor & Fields
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Paperback Editions

November 1985 : USA Paperback

Title: The World According to Breslin
Author(s): Jimmy Breslin
ISBN: 0-07-007649-9 / 978-0-07-007649-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Co
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