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YONKERS Yonkers!


YONKERS Yonkers! is a new novel by Patricia Vaccarino. A young Italian girl Cookie Colangelo and a shy black boy Herman Lynch explore the heart of racial prejudice in working-class Yonkers circa 1969-71.

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Long telephoto lenses serve the purpose of bringing your subject closer and making it appear larger in the frame so that the viewer can see details that would normally be too small to see otherwise.

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