The Night Side of New York

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This nonfiction collection of sketches, by "members of the New York press," takes the reader on a tour of 1866 New York City after dark, with stops along the way to vividly depict scenes ranging from the splendid to the squalid - but focusing largely on the latter! (Summary by Grant Hurlock)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, History , Short non-fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - A Fashionable Club House Grant Hurlock
00:17:00
Play 02 02 - The Fashionable Concert Saloon Grant Hurlock
00:12:48
Play 03 03 - Saturday Night at a Pawnbroker's Grant Hurlock
00:17:55
Play 04 04 - The Cheap Theatre - "444" Grant Hurlock
00:12:59
Play 05 05 - A Cock Pit Grant Hurlock
00:16:16
Play 06 06 - At a Free and Easy Grant Hurlock
00:15:03
Play 07 07 - The Dance Houses Grant Hurlock
00:26:17
Play 08 08 - The Police Stations Grant Hurlock
00:40:05
Play 09 09 - The Tombs on Sunday Morning Grant Hurlock
00:10:46
Play 10 10 - The Markets at Night Grant Hurlock
00:16:57
Play 11 11 - Where Germans Most Do Congregate Grant Hurlock
00:14:42
Play 12 12 - A Fashionable Gambling House Grant Hurlock
00:08:26
Play 13 13 - Thieves, Counterfeiters, Confidence Operators, Etc. Grant Hurlock
00:23:05
Play 14 14 - Haunts of the Actors Grant Hurlock
00:26:50
Play 15 15 - Our All Night Eating Houses - By a Flunkey Grant Hurlock
00:29:50
Play 16 16 - The Pugilists Grant Hurlock
00:22:20
Play 17 17 - The "Mediums" Grant Hurlock
00:24:14
Play 18 18 - The Lairs of Misery and Crime Grant Hurlock
00:25:43
Play 19 19 - The Newspapers Grant Hurlock
00:13:19
Play 20 20 - The River Thieves Grant Hurlock
00:24:28
Play 21 21 - An Arion Ball Grant Hurlock
00:26:10
Play 22 22 - A Saturday Night at the Old Bowery Grant Hurlock
00:16:47