|Title||Mango Shoes and Other Stories.|
|Collection||Hoboken Library & Literary Collection|
|Credit||Gift of John Heliker.|
Mango Shoes and Other Stories. By Paul Drexel. [NY]: Galhatttan Press, no date [1996?]. First trade paperback printing; inscribed and signed. 8vo softcover. pp 118, illustrated.
Inscribed in ink on title page: 4/4/96, R - An illuminating friend - Take Care, Paul Drexel
Selected text from back cover: "Paul Drexel was born and raised in Hoboken, New Jersey, where many of his stories are set. He has work as a news reporter, carpenter, truck driver, and bartender."
Date of publication does not appear in work and is interpolated from the inscription and the ISBN. Several places in Hoboken are mentioned such as the Little League field, Our Lady of Grace Church, Pier D fire in 1974, Uptown Cafe, Stevens Institute of Technology, Bethlehem Steel Shipyard and a full story ("Cleopatra on the Delaware") about the closing of the Maxwell House coffee plant including final days and the last time the neon sign was lit.
|Published Place||New York City|
|Physical Description||8vo softcover|
Maxwell House Coffee plant
Stevens Institute of Technology
|Year Range from||1996|
|Year Range to||1996|
Business & Commerce
Social & Personal Activity
Churches & Temples