Book Benefits

Yorkville Twins is more than a memoir. It’s an experience! Full of humor, wisdom, and frank talk, this book will help you:

  • Rediscover childhood memories.
  • Live the immigrant experience.
    • Gain an understanding of the historical, social, and cultural perspective of the past.
    • Appreciate how the immigrant experience has enabled our nation to grow.
    • Understand what it is to be an American.
  • Live the American dream.
  • Understand those magical bonds shared by twins with clairvoyant experiences.
  • Learn about the colorful ethnic neighborhood of Yorkville, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, during the 1940s, 50s, and 60s.
  • Be transported back in time, through 100+ vintage photographs, making you feel you are right there with the twins sharing those adventures.
  • Be entertained, inspired, informed, energized and engaged.
  • Enjoy hundreds of anecdotes from hilarious to tragic.
  • Further explore this place and era by using richly annotated resources.
  • Enhance/extend your reading with FREE downloadable monographs.
  • Download an updated digital copy of “Appendix C” live to your computer, quickly and accurately (see Monographs).
  • Comprehend the language of the times with our multilingual glossary.
  • Further your knowledge through use of selected references.
  • Gain additional insight through two extra bonus chapters (Twins, “It’s a Twin Thing,” and our Undergraduate Work, “Ya Sure, You Betcha!”).