There Are No Children Here: The Story Of Two Boys Growing Up In The Other America by Alex KotlowitzThere Are No Children Here: The Story Of Two Boys Growing Up In The Other America by Alex Kotlowitz

There Are No Children Here: The Story Of Two Boys Growing Up In The Other America

byAlex Kotlowitz

Paperback | January 5, 1992

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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.
Alex Kotlowitz is the author of the national bestseller There Are No Children Here, which the New York Public Library selected as one of the 150 most important books of the twentieth century. His second book, The Other Side of the River, was awarded the Heartland Prize for Non-Fiction. For his documentary film, The Interrupters, he rec...
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Title:There Are No Children Here: The Story Of Two Boys Growing Up In The Other AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.99 × 5.13 × 0.68 inPublished:January 5, 1992Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0385265565

ISBN - 13:9780385265560

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This bestseller is the moving and powerful account of two remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's Henry Horner Homes. "An extraordinary glimpse into the lives of those struggling for survival and dignity in inner-city America".--Chicago Sun-Times

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"An extraordinary glimpse into the lives of those struggling for survival and dignity in inner-city America."—Chicago Sun-Times"Alex Kotlowitz’s story informs the heart. His 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"Kotlowitz has achieved a triumph of empathy as well as a significant feat of reporting."—Los Angeles Times"A powerful argument against the politics of inertia, hopelessness, and greed, and for a real war on poverty, violence, and racism in our country."—Tracy Kidder, author of Among the Schoolchildren