There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A moving and powerful account by an acclaimed journalist that "informs the heart. [This] meticulous portrait of two boys in a Chicago housing project shows how much heroism is required to survive, let alone escape" (The New York Times).
"Alex Kotlowitz joins the ranks of the important few writers on the subiect of urban poverty."—Chicago Tribune
The story 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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - marshapetry - LibraryThing
Would be unfair for me to evaluate this book... It was written well and probably is good but I just don't get in to human interest stories like this. I of course felt bad for the family's situation ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KatherineGregg - LibraryThing
The author spends 1987 - 1989 interviewing two brothers, Layfayette and Pharoah Rivers, who grow up in Henry Horner, a housing project on the west side of Chicago. They are two of eight children, the ... Read full review