How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York (Google eBook)

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914 - New York (N.Y.) - 304 pages
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Thw writing is superb and moving. - Goodreads
Particularly engaging in editions with photographs. - Goodreads
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The writing is proto-Joseph Mitchell. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Carey Aquino - Goodreads

This book is one you read 10 pages, then you stop and come back a few days later. It's not a page turner, but it's fascinating history of NYC and the influx of immigrants. Read full review

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User Review  - Ken - Goodreads

Perhaps the scariest part about reading Jacob Riis's How The Other Half Lives is how much of it still rings true. The New York City of his time is not the New York City of today, especially with the ... Read full review

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