Objects & Places from Manhattan Transfer

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Object Descriptions

New York City - This sparkles, punishes, builds, threatens, distracts, comforts and grinds like a massive skyscraper mill.

Ellis Island - This demonstrates that immigration is an ongoing process.

Broadway - This is referred to by the actors often and is a goal of theirs.

Wall Street - This can be a harsh environment with big winners or losers on a single day, or it can be a tide that raises all ships.

Skyscrapers - Office workers flow in and out of here in streams that defy resistance, and going with the flow is the only option other than being crushed.

The L - This is a raised electric train system.

The Subway - This keeps the above ground city quieter, although automobile traffic tends to make up the difference and it has a sinister quality about it.

Restaurants - A good portion of the novel happens...

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