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Essays Meditate on 'The Colossus of New York'

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Essays Meditate on 'The Colossus of New York'

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Essays Meditate on 'The Colossus of New York'

Essays Meditate on 'The Colossus of New York'

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Author Colson Whitehead roamed the streets of New York for years, noting the many small details that make up the life of the city. His new book of essays, The Colossus of New York, tries to capture the essence of the Big Apple. Jon Kalish reports.

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