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

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Nov 30, 2011 - Social Science - 336 pages
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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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User Review  - crunchymunchkin - LibraryThing

Kotlowitz's account of two young boys growing up in the projects of Chicago is exhaustively researched, and his writing is both thoughtful and thought-provoking. The book is informative without being ... Read full review

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User Review  - msf59 - LibraryThing

Welcome to the Henry Horner Homes! It is a public-housing project, located on the west-side of Chicago. The apartments are hot in the summer and even hotter in the winter. Poorly maintained, with ... 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
179
Section 18
193
Section 19
199
Section 20
211
Section 21
218
Section 22
226
Section 23
239
Section 24
248

Section 9
77
Section 10
93
Section 11
106
Section 12
113
Section 13
131
Section 14
140
Section 15
149
Section 16
171
Section 25
257
Section 26
265
Section 27
276
Section 28
282
Section 29
289
Section 30
299
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