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I, KOCH

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ISBN 10: 0396086470 / ISBN 13: 9780396086475
Published by Dodd Mead, 1985
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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304pp. 'A Decidedly Unauthorized Biography of the Mayor of New York City, Edward I. Koch.' , Presentation signed by one of the authors, Michael Goodwin (Loc 996/1). Bookseller Inventory # 26466

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Title: I, KOCH

Publisher: Dodd Mead

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Chipped DJ

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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A decidedly unauthorized biography of the Mayor of New York City, Edward I Koch. with dw, 1985, 304pp

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Written by three New York reporters, this book was originally conceived as a rebuttal to Mayor (LJ 5/1/84). The authors contend that Mayor `` distorted reality by omitting facts that did not fit Koch's view of himself . '' Indeed, the champion of Mayor bears little resemblance to the opportunist depicted by Browne and Co. From the earliest days of his career, the authors contend, Koch has singlemindedly pursued political power to the point of neglecting social relationships entirely. They dismiss the recurrent innuendoes concerning the mayor's sexual preference, portraying Koch as asexual because he devotes himself so completely to self-aggrandizement. More seriously, they quote the mayor of the world's most ethnically diverse city as calling a black congressman a ``Watusi'' and a ``Zulu warrior.'' An essential purchase for libraries that own Mayor . Kathleen Hoeth, NYPL
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