Songs from the alley

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Ticknor & Fields, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 420 pages
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Straight to the heart of the most urgent social problem in America, this documentary of the homeless is sure to touch the consciousness of all who read these beautifully executed stories. A portion of the proceeds go to housing for the homeless.

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Stories of homeless or near homeless women in New England area. Lots of background tracing the histories of these women, what brought them to this status in their lives. The facts of their childhoods ... Read full review

Songs from the alley

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Both in their mid-thirties, Amanda and Wendy were raised in lower-middle-class suburban Boston. When the author met them in 1985, they were residents in Boston shelters. In this groundbreaking study ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Kathleen Hirsch is the author of "Songs from the Alley" & "A Home in the Heart of the City". She lives with her family in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.