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book by Beverly Swerling. Similiar in style to Edward Rutherford's historical novels("London," "The Forest"), Beverly Swerling's book "City of Dreams" focuses on early Manhattan and more specifically, medical practices during the early colonization of Manhattan.
This book delivered and I am about to start the next in the 4 novels of this series. My cousin Carol introduced me to this author and I have a feeling that Swerling's talents as a writer will have me reaching beyond this series, too. The writing is solid, the characters developed well and have a staying power. A few images were quite vivid and frightening but I checked and some of the barbarism mentioned actually occurred.
Born in Boston, Beverly Swerling grew up in nearby Revere, Massachusetts living with her parents in the boarding house they ran. After attending . City Of Dreams: A Novel of Nieuw Amsterdam and Early Manhattan. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0-684-87173-8. After attending college in Kansas City (MO) Swerling relocated to New York City to pursue a writing career, working at an insurance agency until established as a freelance journalist. For a time Swerling was the director of a Boston-area.
City of Dreams by Beverly Swerling is a multi-generational family saga that details the growth of New York City between the years of 1661 to 1798, spanning over 130 years
City of Dreams by Beverly Swerling is a multi-generational family saga that details the growth of New York City between the years of 1661 to 1798, spanning over 130 years. The book opens with main characters Lucas Turner and his sister Sally, who arrive in the New World when the city is still under Dutch control.
Все продавцы . City of Dreams: A Novel of Early Manhattan. In what will be the greatest city in the New World, the fortunes of these two families are inextricably entwined by blood and fire in an unforgettable American saga of pride and ambition, love and hate, and the becoming of the dream that is New York City.
City of Dreams: A Novel of Nieuw Amsterdam and Early Manhattan. This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. City of Glory: A Novel of War and Desire in Old Manhattan. City of God: A Novel of Passion and Wonder in Old New York. 1230 Avenue of the Americas. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.