New Novel Gives Voice to the Voiceless\'d1Real-Estate Writers!A struggling writer in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. faces â??a deadline for an article â?¦ for The Observer about the redevelopment of a street on the Lower East Side â?¦. I spent the following five days on hold with city officials or talking to Noun 1. talking to - a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval - an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to Chinatown business owners in a language I didnâ??t understand or having my computer crash on government Web sites.â?
So laments the unnamed narrator NARRATOR. A pleader who draws narrs serviens narrator, a sergeant at law. Fleta, 1. 2, c. 37. Obsolete. in Jeff Hobbsâ?? new novel, The Tourists, from publisher Simon & Schuster Simon & Schuster
U.S. publishing company. It was founded in 1924 by Richard L. Simon (1899–1960) and M. Lincoln Schuster (1897–1970), whose initial project, the original crossword-puzzle book, was a best-seller. ; itâ??s about a gaggle of younger Yalies trying to make a professional and personal go of it in Manhattan. The narrator, apparently (we havenâ??t had a chance to read the entire book), covers real estate for various city publications, including this one.
It seems a thankless lifeâ??one only compounded by the personal imbroglios of your typical New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of twentysomething. (Mr. Hobbs actually lives in Los Angeles, but spent three years commuting between New York and the African nation of Tanzania, according to a press release.)
Soâ??sighâ??things often donâ??t go well for the narrator, including the Lower East Side redevelopment piece:
â??Nothing was flying on the Gowanus Canal pitch, and the editor assigned to the Lower East Side piece I had written for The Observer had scrapped it entirely.â?