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A Year in Rockaway By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson, author of such acclaimed short story collections as WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, LINCOLN'S DOCTOR'S DOG and I BRAKE FOR DELMORE SCHWARTZ, has kept a daily diary for over 41 years, since... More > the summer of 1969, when he was an agoraphobic Brooklyn teenager. The year in Rockaway is 1980. Grayson is broke and living in a beachfront studio. His first book, WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, published the year before, received good reviews but has earned him no more money than his many published stories in literary magazines. Grayson - along with his friends also in their twenties in a year of rampant inflation, widespread unemployment, and a New York City beset with crime, drugs, and seemingly unstoppable decay - wonders where to go next.< Less
A Year in Rockaway By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson, author of such acclaimed short story collections as WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, LINCOLN'S DOCTOR'S DOG and I BRAKE FOR DELMORE SCHWARTZ, has kept a daily diary for over 41 years, since... More > the summer of 1969, when he was an agoraphobic Brooklyn teenager. The year in Rockaway is 1980. Grayson is broke and living in a beachfront studio. His first book, WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, published the year before, received good reviews but has earned him no more money than his many published stories in literary magazines. Grayson - along with his friends also in their twenties in a year of rampant inflation, widespread unemployment, and a New York City beset with crime, drugs, and seemingly unstoppable decay - wonders where to go next.< Less
The Road to Rockaway By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson has been keeping a daily diary compulsively since the summer of 1969, when he was an 18-year-old agoraphobic about to venture out into the world – or at least the world around... More > him in Brooklyn. His diary, approximately 600 words a day without missing a day since August 1, 1969, now totals over 9 million words, rivaling the longest diaries ever written. But Grayson is not merely an eccentric with graphomania. His nonfiction has appeared in PEOPLE, THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE ORLANDO SENTINEL, THE SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, THE NEW YORK POST and numerous other periodicals. Excerpts from his diaries have appeared online at McSWEENEY’S and THOUGHT CATALOG. ROLLING STONE called Grayson’s first short story collection, WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, published in 1979, “where avant-garde fiction goes when it becomes stand-up comedy,” and NEWSDAY said, “The reader is dazzled by the swift, witty goings-on.” THE ROAD TO ROCKAWAY covers the months after the publication of his first book.< Less
Brooklyn Friends, Rockaway Neighbors By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson has been keeping a daily diary compulsively since the summer of 1969, when he was an 18-year-old agoraphobic about to venture out into the world – or at least the world around... More > him in Brooklyn. His diary, approximately 600 words a day without missing a day since August 1, 1969, now totals over 9 million words, rivaling the longest diaries ever written. But Grayson is not merely an eccentric with graphomania. ROLLING STONE called Grayson’s first short story collection, WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, published in 1979, “where avant-garde fiction goes when it becomes stand-up comedy.” THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, reviewing AND TO THINK THAT HE KISSED HIM ON LORIMER STREET in 2006, said, “Grayson has a fresh, funny voice.” BROOKLYN FRIENDS, ROCKAWAY NEIGHBORS covers the start of his studies in the new M.F.A. program in creative writing at Brooklyn College in 1974. BROOKLYN FRIENDS, ROCKAWAY NEIGHBORS covers Grayson's start in the brand-new MFA program at Brooklyn College.< Less
Last Summer in Rockaway By Richard Grayson
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Acclaimed short story writer Richard Grayson has been keeping a diary since the summer of 1969 when he turned 18, a time recounted in his first published book of diary entries, SUMMER IN BROOKLYN. In... More > LAST SUMMER IN ROCKAWAY, it's 1991 and he's turning 40 and spending his final summer in New York City, living in the beachfront apartment that had been his grandparents' longtime home. Having just survived bankruptcy, Grayson is about to shake up his life by moving to a strange city and becoming a first-year law student in middle age. Richard Grayson's previous diary books include SUMMER IN BROOKLYN: 1969-75; MORE SUMMER IN BROOKLYN: 1976-79; WINTER IN BROOKLYN, 1971-72; SPRING IN BROOKLYN, 1975; AUTUMN IN BROOKLYN, 1978; A YEAR IN ROCKAWAY, 1980; SOUTH FLORIDA WINTERS, 1981-84; WEST SIDE SUMMERS, 1984-87; LATE SPRING IN SUNRISE, 1982; INDIAN SUMMER: PARK SLOPE, 1985; SPRINGTIME IN LAUDERHILL, 1986; EIGHTIES' END: 1987-89; SUMMER IN NEW YORK, 1990; and FIRST FALL IN GAINESVILLE, 1991.< Less
More Brooklyn Friends and Rockaway Neighbors By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson has been keeping a daily diary compulsively since the summer of 1969, when he was an 18-year-old agoraphobic about to venture out into the world – or at least the world around... More > him in Brooklyn. His diary, approximately 600 words a day without missing a day since August 1, 1969, now totals over 9 million words, rivaling the longest diaries ever written. But Grayson is not merely an eccentric with graphomania. ROLLING STONE called Grayson’s first short story collection, WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, published in 1979, “where avant-garde fiction goes when it becomes stand-up comedy.” THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, reviewing AND TO THINK THAT HE KISSED HIM ON LORIMER STREET in 2006, said, “Grayson has a fresh, funny voice.” BROOKLYN FRIENDS, ROCKAWAY NEIGHBORS covers the start of his studies in the new M.F.A. program in creative writing at Brooklyn College in 1974. BROOKLYN FRIENDS, ROCKAWAY NEIGHBORS covers the winter and spring of 1975, when Grayson is a student in the MFA program at Brooklyn College.< Less
FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y. in my pocket. By Régine Guion-Firmin
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FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y. in my pocket. 40 B&W pictures of Far Rockaway, far away in Queens, New York, in a pocket size photo book. GREAT GIFT IDEA!
FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y. Notebook By Régine Guion-Firmin
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FAR ROCKAWAY, NY Notebook / POCKET SIZE PHOTO NOTEBOOK - 20 pages for your notes, 20 B&W pictures, 5 pages for your contacts. GREAT GIFT IDEA!
FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y. Weekly Diary By Régine Guion-Firmin
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FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y. Weekly Diary / POCKET SIZE PHOTO WEEKLY DIARY. No date, no month, no year! Start, stop and start again whenever you want it ! 56 weeks, 5 pages for contacts, 112 B&W pictures.... More > GREAT GIFT IDEA!< Less
FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y. Address Book By Régine Guion-Firmin
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FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y. Address Book / POCKET SIZE PHOTO ADDRESS BOOK - 20 pages for your contacts, 20 B&W pictures. GREAT GIFT IDEA!

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