Ghosty Men: The Strange but True Story of the Collyer Brothers, New Yorks Greatest Hoarders: An Urban Historical Franz Lidz

ISBN: 9781582343112

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Ghosty Men: The Strange but True Story of the Collyer Brothers, New Yorks Greatest Hoarders: An Urban Historical  by  Franz Lidz

Ghosty Men: The Strange but True Story of the Collyer Brothers, New Yorks Greatest Hoarders: An Urban Historical by Franz Lidz
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A true tale of changing New York by Franz Lidz, whose Unstrung Heroes is a classic of hoarder lore.Homer and Langley Collyer moved into their handsome brownstone in white, upper-class Harlem in 1909. By 1947, however, when the fire department had toMoreA true tale of changing New York by Franz Lidz, whose Unstrung Heroes is a classic of hoarder lore.Homer and Langley Collyer moved into their handsome brownstone in white, upper-class Harlem in 1909.

By 1947, however, when the fire department had to carry Homers body out of the house he hadnt left in twenty years, the neighborhood had degentrified, and their house was a fortress of junk: in an attempt to preserve the past, Homer and Langley held on to everything they touched.The scandal of Homers discovery, the story of his life, and the search for Langley, who was missing at the time, rocked the city- the story was on the front page of every newspaper for weeks.

A quintessential New York story of quintessential New York characters.



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