Through the Childrens Gate, Adam Gopnik
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Through the Children's Gate
A Home in New York

Author: Adam Gopnik

Narrator: Adam Gopnik

Abridged: 9 hr 54 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Publisher: HighBridge

Published: 09/25/2006


Not long after Adam Gopnik returned to New York at the end of 2000 with his wife and two small children, they witnessed one of the great and tragic events of the city’s history. In his sketches and glimpses of people and places, Gopnik builds a portrait of our altered New York: the changes in manners, the way children are raised, our plans for and accounts of ourselves, and how life moves forward after tragedy. Rich with Gopnik’s signature charm, wit, and joie de vivre, here is the most under-examined corner of the romance of New York: our struggle to turn the glamorous metropolis that seduces us into the home we cannot imagine leaving.