9780142180631

I Never Knew That About New York

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  • ISBN13:

    9780142180631

  • ISBN10:

    0142180637

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-03-25
  • Publisher: Plume
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Summary

A treasure trove of fascinating trivia about the city that never sleeps

Did you know:
 
  • Grand Central Terminal is the largest railway station in the world.
  • Columbus Circle is the point from which all official distances to and from New York are measured
  • When Queen Elizabeth II visited Trinity Church in 1976, she was presented with 279 peppercorns in back rent
  • Macy’s owns almost a full city block…but not the real estate its famous sign featuring its signature red bag is on.
 
Take a delightful journey from the bottom of the island of Manhattan to the top and discover extraordinary facts about New York along the way.  You’ll find yourself saying,  “I never knew that about New York!”

Author Biography

Christopher Winn is a freelance writer and avid collector of trivia. He is married to artist Mai Osawa, who illustrates all the books in the series.

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