I lived, worked, loved, lost, lusted and learned during my years surfing the boroughs of New York City.
Writing this novel, Manhattan Underground - my first novel - has been an adventure in itself. I can't even say how many revisions and changes I've made. I spent five years pouring over these pages, honing some skills, creating a style. Since I first started writing Manhattan Underground in the fall of 2004 both me and this novel have changed. It is as much a part of me as I am of it; my life and its pages are inseparable though it is no memoir. If my life were as exciting, enticing, and rewarding as the life of my main character, I wouldn't bother writing.
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by Baker Crawfield
Disaster befalls young writer, George Wordworthy. He surfaces in Manhattan with a chance to fulfill dreams of finding an adventure worth writing. One bold move lands him in the company of sultry singer Alice, who opens the door to the hot, loud world of Jazz. George gets swept away with the music. He falls in with an intoxicating new crowd.
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