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Hotel Kid: A Times Square Childhood
Hotel Kid A Times Square Childhood
Author: Stephen Lewis
A Manhattan landmark for fifty years, the Taft in its heyday in the 1930s and '40s was the largest hotel in midtown, famed for the big band in its basement restaurant and the view of Times Square from its towers. As the son of the general manager, Stephen Lewis grew up in this legendary hotel, living with his parents and younger brother in a sui...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780967967585
ISBN-10: 0967967589
Publication Date: 8/2002
Pages: 214
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Publisher: Paul Dry Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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Absolutely delightful read about the author's childhood growing up and living in the Taft Hotel in NY! I couldn't put it down and was sad when the story ended and the Taft became another hotel...
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Great book. You think living in a hotel would be great. Having your sheets and towels changed everyday, dining in any of the restaurants, having magazines and books from the newstand sent up to your room to read, in house dry cleaning etc. It was great but you do miss out on normal things. A great look at the 1930s and 40s.
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