Show Me a Hero

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Show Me a Hero

by Lisa Belkin

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Format: Paperback

Publisher: Back Bay Books

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ISBN - 10: 0316088641

ISBN - 13: 9780316088640

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From the Publisher

Not in my backyard -- that''s the refrain commonly invoked by property owners who oppose unwanted development. Such words assume a special ferocity when the development in question is public housing. Lisa Belkin penetrates the prejudices, myths, and heated emotions stirred by the most recent trend in public housing as she re-creates a landmark case in riveting detail, showing how a proposal to build scattered-site public housing in middle-class neighborhoods nearly destroyed an entire city and forever changed the lives of many of its citizens.
-- Public housing projects are being torn down throughout the United States. What will take their place? Show Me a Hero explores the answer.
-- An important and compelling work of narrative nonfiction in the tradition of J. Anthony Lukas''s Common Ground.
-- A sweeping yet intimate group portrait that assesses the effects of public policy on individual human lives.

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Show Me a Hero

Show Me a Hero

by Lisa Belkin

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Publisher: Back Bay Books

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Worn Corners and/or Edges (Possibly Bent). Discoloration, Tanning or Foxing on cover and pages. Used-Acceptable. Reading Copy. May have damage to cover, notes, underlining, highlighting, but all text legible. May have tears ro DJ or missing DJ. "Our Business is Changing Lives."

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