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The Rise and Fall of New York City

By Roger Starr
Basic Books 1985 ISBN: 9780465070312

About the Book

Describes the reasons New York grew to become the world's greatest city, identifies the problems facing it now, and suggests possible solutions.

About the Author

Roger Starr, wrote several books, numerous articles, and editorials for The New York Times. He was also City Journal's editor from 1992 to 1993 and a contributor to the magazine. Mr. Starr taught at City University, New York University, the New School and Pratt Institute.