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Tony Hiss
Tony Hiss

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In Motion marks Tony Hiss’s thirteenth book and follows the award-winning The Experience of Place. His books have explored subjects as varied as train travel, Hunanese cooking, giant pandas, the story of his family, and the future of New York City. He was a staff writer at The New Yorker for more than thirty years, has lectured around the world, and is currently a Visiting Scholar at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He lives in New York with his wife, writer Lois Metzger, and their son.

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The Experience of Place
A New Way of Looking at and Dealing With our Radically Changing Cities and Count ryside
Written by Tony Hiss


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Experience of Place
A New Way of Looking at and Dealing With our Radically Changing Cities and Countryside
Written by Tony Hiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 1, 1991
Price: $16.00

This is a significant new analysis of the impact on our senses of our everyday surroundings: the subtle and pervasive ways in which, from childhood and throughout our lives, we experience place, and how the experience affects us for good or ill. Hiss shows how society can continue to grow without... Read more >
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In Motion
The Experience of Travel
Written by Tony Hiss


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $14.99

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The View from Alger's Window
A Son's Memoir
Written by Tony Hiss


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $9.99

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The View from Alger's Window
A Son's Memoir
Written by Tony Hiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 11, 2000
Price: $13.00

For the first time we go behind the public persona of Alger Hiss--the Oliver Wendell Holmes law clerk, the idealistic New Dealer, the founding Secretary-General of the United Nations, the defender of his innocence against Whittaker Chambers's charges of spying for the Soviet Union. For the first time we meet the... Read more >
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