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North River

by Pete Hamill
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It is 1934, and New York City is in the icy grip of the Great Depression. With enormous compassion, Dr. James Delaney tends to his hurt, sick, and poor neighbors, who include gangsters, day laborers, prostitutes, and housewives. If they cant pay, he treats them anyway.But in his own life, Delaney is emotionally numb, haunted by the slaughters of the Great War. His only d