Down These Mean Streets

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Knopf, 1967 - Puerto Ricans - 333 pages
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User Review  - Nicholas During - Goodreads

A pretty amazing book, both for a look at a East Harlem in the 40s, 50s, 60s and also into the particular identity consciousness of Latinos in the US at the time. Not the best written book in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Caleb - Goodreads

The book takes place in 1940's Spanish Harlem. This tells of his struggle with poverty that leads him to do drugs. Also he was involved in a gang when he was young, which put him in jail more than ... Read full review

Contents

Cutting Out
14
Puerto Rican Paradise
18
Playing It Smooth
24
Copyright

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