Wildsam Field Guides Brooklyn

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Wildsam Field Guides: Brooklyn reveals this eclectic city in New York through local stories, travel intel and modern lore, seeking out the real and rooted things, what's truly authentic and sharing the soul of a place, for travelers and locals alike. Visit the New York borough of Brooklyn, including:Seven small restaurants with new icon status; An illustrated guide for kids; Actress Rosie Perez on growing up in Bushwick; Quick bios of famous Brooklyn mobsters; The original egg cream recipe; a 1949 account of Jackie Robinson's racial triumphs; A deep dive into hip hop's cultural roots; Where to eat the finest slice of pizza.
ISBN: 9781495112867
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: New York
Images: 200
Pages: 144
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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