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There are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America - Alex Kotlowitz
There are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
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This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect.
This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780385265560 (0385265565)
ASIN: 385265565
Publisher: Anchor
Pages no: 323
Edition language: English
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KAOReads
KAOReads rated it
2.0 There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America
Just watch The Wire.
NinthWanderer
NinthWanderer rated it
Alex Kotlowitz writes in this book about the fate of two brothers living in one of Chicago's massive projects. It's well-written, but raises questions about just how close Kotlowitz got to this family and whether there are times a journalist should put aside professional ethics for the sake of being...
megancsparks
megancsparks rated it
I found this a fascinating and eye-opening look at one family in the midst of gangs, drugs and poverty, living in degenerating public housing. Just as impressive as the book, which is open, candid, and pulls no punches, is the author’s skill at fading into the background, making himself invisible th...
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