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Click for more detail about Asphalt Warrior: The Story Of New York City’s Fastest Messenger by Kurt Boone Asphalt Warrior: The Story Of New York City’s Fastest Messenger

by Kurt Boone
Tasora Books (Jan 01, 2011)
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In New York City’s business districts, billion of dollars are traded everyday and power deals are closed every minute. Within the hundreds of skyscrapers there are dedicated messenger centers that insure and time to the minute the delivery of business documents used to complete deals large and small. Kurt Boone has worked as a foot messenger for over 14 years, rushing throughout the city in all weather conditions, picking up and delivering these critical business documents. In Asphalt Warrior he tells his story as one of the fastest messengers in the city and his experiences in the now world-famous messenger culture, describing the messenger lifestyle of parties, alleycat racing, riding fixed bicycles and carrying messenger bags to and from the most high-end office buildings and residential apartment buildings in the world.


Click for more detail about Messenger Poet by Kurt Boone Messenger Poet

by Kurt Boone
Tasora Books (Feb 01, 2010)
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The Messenger World has influenced the founding of the graffiti arts movement, urban streetwear, the ubiquitous messenger bag accessory and the growing fixed gear bicycle craze. Messenger Poet describes life as New York City messengers through poetry by Kurt Boone and illustrations by Greg Ugalde. Both are veteran messengers of this authentic urban aesthetic.


Click for more detail about On the Subway - Poems by Kurt Boone On the Subway - Poems

by Kurt Boone
Tasora Books (Jan 05, 2009)
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On The Subway is a book of poetry written by Kurt Boone - a New York City messenger - while riding on MTA, the largest subway system in the world. As a messenger, Kurt rode all 22 major subway lines every week. While on the subway, he wrote original poems to pass the time and record his thoughts. On The Subway is an adventure into the world of a subway rider.


Click for more detail about Inside Grand Central Terminal - A Photo Essay by Kurt Boone Inside Grand Central Terminal - A Photo Essay

by Kurt Boone
Tasora Books (Jun 01, 2007)
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Inside Grand Central Terminal is a short memoir and photo essay about a messenger who rides the New York City Subway. This is a unique story written by Kurt Boone - with photography by John Sarsgard - a veteran messenger who rode all 22 major subway lines in a week picking up and delivering critical documents and packages to businesses in New York City. The story is a series of full-page black and white photographic images of the Terminal - with Kurt’s experience and thoughts about them - during a time that Mr. Boone used Grand Central Terminal as his main location to expedite pick-up and delivery of documents. At Grand Central Terminal, the subway trains run every few minutes.