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  • Blood, Sweat and Tears of N.Y. Birth

    By Howard Kaplan

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "City of Dreams: A Novel of Nieuw Amsterstam and Early Manhattan," by Beverly Swerling. (Scribner paperback, $15.)

    John Irving, whose novels have the rare distinction of being widely praised, read and filmed, has said that he always follows havoc with healing. Spanning the...