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The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 Miles in the City
As a New York City native, William Helmreich felt that he knew the City pretty well; as a child he and his father would play a game they called "Last Stop." Last Stop entailed picking a subway line, riding it to its final stop and getting out and exploring the neighborhood.  As an adult, Helmreich, a true explorer at heart, felt that the only way to truly understand his beloved NYC would be to walk every single block of every single neighborhood in all five boroughs.  So he did.  Helmreich's epic journey was an astonishing 6,000 miles long on foot.  It took four years to complete.  The book he published after his life-changing adventure, The New York Nobody Knows, is his story.  Let us know your thoughts - does this epic memoir change the way you view the big City?

Per Kirkus Reviews, "The author exudes great love and admiration for his hometown on every page, and this collection of anecdotes brings New York to life with unprecedented humanity and detail.  This book is a pure joy; even the most dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker will learn something new about this vibrant city." 

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