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Ralph Ellison

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Ralph Ellison’s Last Apartment

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Words with New Yorkers

John Steinbeck, America and Americans and Selected Non-Fiction

New York is an ugly city, a dirty city. Its climate is a scandal, its politics are used to frighten children, its traffic is madness, its competition is murderous. But there is one thing about it - once you have lived in New York and it has become your home, no place else is good enough.