Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York

Koch asked New Yorkers,
How'm I doing?
Now, a historian answers.

“this marvelously told tale of a mayor and his city will grip you”—Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University

“expert use of a dazzling array of sources”— Richard Greenwald, Drew University

brilliantly navigates us through the sea of local, national, and international events that created the phenomenon that is ‘Hizzoner’” —Craig Steven Wilder, MIT

“now the go-to book on Ed Koch and his mayoralty ... critical yet even-handed ... lucidly written, theoretically sophisticated, and solidly sourced” —Mike Wallace, author of Gotham

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