The city-shaper

Caro, Robert A.
January 1998
New Yorker;01/05/98, Vol. 73 Issue 41, p38
Presents information on an individual's effort to write a bibliography on Robert Moses, a builder, and Moses' opposition against it. Information on an interview with Moses; Length of time taken to write the bibliography; Mention of Moses' Public-relations aides; Identification of roads and buildings built by Moses; Further details on Moses. INSET: Token, by Jane Mayhall.


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