Tales From the Times

Tales From the Times

Real-life Stories to Make You Think, Wonder, and Smile From the Pages of the New York Times

Book - 2004
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A food editor befriends a chicken in his Queens backyard. A ten-year-old child prodigy learns quantum physics. A thief in Rome steals 1,000 euros-from the bottom of an outdoor fountain. These are the stories that make us smile, wonder, and think. They are real-life stories about real-life people, all of which have appeared on the pages of The New York Times .

A perfect primer on humanity, Tales from the Times will introduce new readers to people and places that captivate the mind. There are certain human- interest stories that people just can't stop talking about-twins separated at birth or a five-year-old taking his mother's car for a joyride. Now, in this wonderfully eclectic compilation of articles, readers will find many of the most talked about stories from The New York Times .

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2004
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780312312336
Characteristics: xii, 275 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Belkin, Lisa 1960-
Alternative Title: New York times


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