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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

All Liberals and those who profess to be humanitarians need to read this book. Riis, a reporter for a New York newspaper, investigated the tenements and the society that calls them home. This book is ... Read full review

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User Review  - encephalical - LibraryThing

The most racist book I've read. Entirely condescending and patronizing. The raw data is interesting, the description of the living conditions mind blowing, but the criticisms leveled at other cultures ... Read full review

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User Review  - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing

Riis' book is an in depth look into poverty in the U.S. in early twentieth century America, and the photographs and statistics strike a heavy impact. The organization makes it simple to look to a ... Read full review

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pretty good i guess

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Was really funny!

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User Review  - OnwardToOurPast - LibraryThing

Exceptional early look at immigrants and their condition. Read full review

How the other half lives Book

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This book had long introduction and I was anxious to read the true story book but it bored me once I had to read the introduction. Read full review

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