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Title Mango Shoes and Other Stories.
Object Name Book
Catalog Number 2010.027.0001
Collection Hoboken Library & Literary Collection
Credit Gift of John Heliker.
Author Drexel, Paul
Summary 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.
Publisher Galhatttan Press
Published Place New York City
Published Date 1996
Copy# 1
Physical Description 8vo softcover
Search Terms Maxwell House Coffee plant
Bethlehem Steel
Pier D
Stevens Institute of Technology
Year Range from 1996
Year Range to 1996
ISBN 0-9640300-8-X
Caption front cover
Imagefile 078\20100270001.JPG
Classification Schools
Business & Commerce
Social & Personal Activity
Churches & Temples