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New York: The Novel

Edward Rutherfurd

The bestselling master of historical fiction weaves a grand, sweeping drama of New York from the city's founding to the present day. Rutherfurd celebrates America's greatest city in a rich, engrossing saga that showcases his extraordinary ability to combine impeccable historical research and storytelling flair. As in his earlier, bestselling novels, he illuminates cultural, social, and political upheavals through the lives of a remarkably diverse set of families. As he recounts the intertwining fates of characters rich and poor, black and white, native born and immigrant, Rutherfurd brings to life the momentous events that shaped New York and America: the Revolutionary War, the emergence of the city as a great trading and financial center, the excesses of the Gilded Age, the explosion of immigration in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the trials of World War II, the near-demise of New York in the 1970s and its roaring rebirth in the '90s, and the attacks on the World Trade Center. Sprinkled throughout are captivating cameo appearances by historical figures ranging from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to Babe Ruth. New York is the book that millions of Rutherfurd's American fans have been waiting for. A brilliant mix of romance, war, family drama, and personal triumphs, it gloriously captures the search for freedom and prosperity at the heart of our nation's history. From the Hardcover edition.

The bestselling master of historical fiction weaves a grand, sweeping drama of New York from the city's founding to the present day. Rutherfurd celebrates America's greatest city in a rich, engrossing saga that showcases his extraordinary ability to combine impeccable historical research and storytelling flair. As in his earlier, bestselling novels, he illuminates cultural, social, and political upheavals through the lives of a remarkably diverse set of families. As he recounts the intertwining fates of characters rich and poor, black and white, native born and immigrant, Rutherfurd brings to life the momentous events that shaped New York and America: the Revolutionary War, the emergence of the city as a great trading and financial center, the excesses of the Gilded Age, the explosion of immigration in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the trials of World War II, the near-demise of New York in the 1970s and its roaring rebirth in the '90s, and the attacks on the World Trade Center. Sprinkled throughout are captivating cameo appearances by historical figures ranging from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to Babe Ruth. New York is the book that millions of Rutherfurd's American fans have been waiting for. A brilliant mix of romance, war, family drama, and personal triumphs, it gloriously captures the search for freedom and prosperity at the heart of our nation's history. From the Hardcover edition.
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The bestselling master of historical fiction weaves a grand, sweeping drama of New York from the city's founding to the present day. Rutherfurd celebrates America's greatest city in a rich, engrossing saga that showcases his extraordinary ability to combine impeccable historical research and storytelling flair. As in his earlier, bestselling novels, he illuminates cultural, social, and political upheavals through the lives of a remarkably diverse set of families. As he recounts the intertwining fates of characters rich and poor, black and white, native born and immigrant, Rutherfurd brings to life the momentous events that shaped New York and America: the Revolutionary War, the emergence of the city as a great trading and financial center, the excesses of the Gilded Age, the explosion of immigration in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the trials of World War II, the near-demise of New York in the 1970s and its roaring rebirth in the '90s, and the attacks on the World Trade Center. Sprinkled throughout are captivating cameo appearances by historical figures ranging from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to Babe Ruth. New York is the book that millions of Rutherfurd's American fans have been waiting for. A brilliant mix of romance, war, family drama, and personal triumphs, it gloriously captures the search for freedom and prosperity at the heart of our nation's history. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mark Bramhall

Length:

9h 43m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:15


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:04


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:09


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:47


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:14


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:48


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:40


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:38


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:07


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:57


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:42


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:30


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:11


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:05


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:48


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:44


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:56


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:47


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:38


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:04


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:36


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:01


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:51


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:16


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:14


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:41


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:33


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:34


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:45


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

08:12


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:31


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:55


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:39


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:08


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:32


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:46


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

09:31


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:01


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:35


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:50


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:36


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

09:07


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:27


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

08:08


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:16


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:56


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:25


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:01


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:17


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:40


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:42


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:45


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:09


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:27


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:25


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:36


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:17


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:21


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:42


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:00


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:06


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:35


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:09


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:31


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:54


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

08:56


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:17


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:36


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:00


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

07:15


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

05:57


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:08


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:27


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:19


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

07:42


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

07:51


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

06:36


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

05:16


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:42


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

08:19


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

09:03


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:35


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

06:02


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

08:48


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

00:35