There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Nov 30, 2011 - Social Science - 336 pages
25 Reviews
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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Review: There are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America

User Review  - Gretchen - Goodreads

More required reading. This book could have taken place yesterday instead of almost thirty years ago and that's a goddamn shame. Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica Leight - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book very much despite the fact that it's nearly twenty years old. The author presents a compelling portrait of one family - and particularly, two children - in public housing in ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
8
Section 3
19
Section 4
33
Section 5
43
Section 6
52
Section 7
59
Section 8
71
Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
248

Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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About the author (2011)

Alex Kotlowitz is author of the bestselling There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America, which won the Helen B. Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, the Carl Sandburg Award and a Christopher Award. The New York Public Library selected There Are No Children Here as one of the 150 most important books of the century. Mr. Kotlowitz is also the author of The Other Side of the River: A Story of Two Towns, a Death and America's Dilemma, and most recently, Never a City So Real.

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