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Governors Island
The Jewel of New York Harbor

Ann L. Buttenwieser

Cloth $60.00    |    978-0-8156-0936-0    |    2009

"Governors Island has borne witness to the grand parade of American history, from the revolution to the Cold War. Ann Buttenwieser’s book showcases the fascinating parade of characters that built the island and called it home."—Robert Pirani, Executive Director, Governors Island Alliance

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  Governors Island

  Ann L. Buttenwieser is an urban planner and waterfront historian. She is the author of Manhattan Water-Bound: Manhattan’s Waterfront from the Seventeenth Century to the Present, Second Edition, also published by Syracuse University Press.

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9 x 11 1/2, 288 pages, 271 color illustrations, notes, bibliography, index

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