Can one be a "fully-realized human being" outside New York? The essays and poems that make up this rich and varied collection of reflections look at writers' attitudes over the years toward the city's physical place and emotional and spiritual pull. Works by Joan Didion, Frank Conroy, Mona Simpson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Truman Capote, John Updike, Willie Morris, and others are featured.

Leaving New York 1995, Ruminator Books, Saint Paul, MN

ISBN-13: 9781886913004

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