Maggie, A Girl of the Streets, and Other Tales of New York

Maggie, A Girl of the Streets, and Other Tales of New York

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"A powerful, severe, and harshly comic portrayal of Irish immigrant life in lower New York exactly a century ago." --Alfred Kazin

Maggie , a powerful exploration of the destructive forces that underlie urban society and human nature, produced a scandal when it was first published in 1893. This volume includes "George's Mother" and eleven other tales and sketches of New York written between 1892 and 1896.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2000
ISBN: 9780140437973
0140437975
Branch Call Number: FICTION Cra
Description: xxix, 239 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Ziff, Larzer 1927-
Davis, Theo

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