New York at War
New York, arguably the most powerful city on earth, is also extremely vulnerable. From its earliest days, a host of dangers -- from Indian warriors and British redcoats to U-boats and terrorist bombers -- have menaced the city, shaping its landscape and character in fundamental ways. In New York at War (Basic Books), historian Steven H. Jaffe offers a riveting account of the attacks, battles, and acts of sabotage that, in threatening this defining American city, have helped forge its very identity. Book signing to follow.
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