Low Life

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Low Life

Lures and Snares of Old New York

By Luc Sante

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Hardcover, 9780374194147, 414pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1991


A now-classic portrait of the underside of America's greatest city, Low Life tells the true story of the growth of Manhattan, not the familiar saga of mansions, avenues and robber barons, but the turbulent, often murderous story of the city's slums.