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Gardens : Urban Village in the Big City
An Architectural History of Kew Gardens
by Barry Lewis, Murray H. Berger (Editor), Martin Hack (Editor)
Barry Lewis (a native New Yorker, Historian, Host on PBS Walking Tour Guides) has deemed Kew Gardens, NY an "urban village in the big city". Mr. Lewis guides us through the early history of when Kew Gardens was once land owned by the Richmond Hill Golf and Tennis Club (late 1800's) to its present modern development. Many photos that accompany the text are testament to this wonderful village that still exists today.
Lane South, Queens - A Mystery
by Mary Anne Kelly
This murder mystery debut by Richmond Hill resident Mary Anne Kelly introduces a modern yet traditional New York City family who live in their tranquil home in the Richmond Hill area of Queens, NY. However, when a young boy is murdered and mutilated, this neighborhood is thrown into turmoil. Kelly escalates the suspense while demonstrating an unerring sense for the nuances of family and other relationships.
The Crime Fighter : Putting the Bad Guys Out of Business
by Jack Maple & Chris Mitchell
Jack Maple, a former long-time resident of Richmond Hill, NY was a NYPD transit cop who found himself appointed deputy commissioner in 1993. The Crime Fighter, which later inspired the TV series "The District", is the story of a regular beat cop with big ideas, and Maple's fast-paced, two-fisted tone helps punctuate an often madcap assortment of recollections. Read more about Jack Maple at the Richmond Hill Historical Society's website.
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