- Author : Stephen M. Silverman
- Publsiher : Knopf
- Release : 26 September 2021
- ISBN : 9780307272157
- Page : 448 pages
- Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters
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Book Excerpt : the Catskills as a popular attraction in the 1800s, with the construction of the Catskill Mountain House and its rugged imitators that offered WASP guests "one-hundred percent restricted" accommodations ("Hebrews will knock vainly for admission"), a policy that remained until the Catskills became the curative for tubercular patients, sending real-estate prices plummeting and the WASP enclave on to richer pastures ...