No matter how loud I shout: a year in the life of Juvenile Court

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Simon & Schuster, 1997 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Hume's offers this unforgettable odyssey through the corridors of the United States juvenile court system--the one place intended to save our children, though it seldom does. "Passionate. . . . A sad, maddening, brilliant book".--"The Washington Post".

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Humes investigates the Los Angeles Juvenile Court--the largest in the country--by telling the stories of five young offenders who have passed through its halls. Read full review


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About the author (1997)

EDWARD HUMES, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for specialized reporting, is the author of many critically acclaimed nonfiction books including, most recently, Eco Barons, Monkey Girl, Over Here, and School Of Dreams. He is currently writer-at-large for Los Angeles magazine and lives in California. Visit