The Bottom of the Harbor


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After Joe Gould's Secret - 'a miniature masterpiece of a shaggy dog story' (Observer) - here is another collection of stories by Joseph Mitchell, each connected in one way or another with the waterfront of New York City. As William Fiennes wrote in the London Review of Books, 'Mitchell was the laureate of the waters around New York', and in The Bottom of the Harbor he records the lives and practices of the rivermen, with love and understanding and a sharp eye for the eccentric and strange. This is some of the best ...

The Bottom of the Harbor 2008, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375714863

Revised edition


The Bottom Of The Harbor 2001, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099284741

Mass-market paperback

The Bottom of the Harbor 2000, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224060592

New edition


The Bottom of the Harbor 1994, Modern Library, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679600930