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There Are No Children Here

The Story of Two Boys Growing up in the Other America
Kotlowitz, Alex (Downloadable Audiobook - 2010 )
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
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One of the surprise bestsellers of 1991, this is the moving & powerful account of two remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex disfigured by crime & neglect. "Alex Kotlowitz joins the ranks of the important few writers on the subject of urban poverty." 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.
Authors: Kotlowitz, Alex
Title: There are no children here
the story of two boys growing up in the other America
[downloadable audiobook]
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010
Edition: Unabridged
Characteristics: 1 sound file :,digital
Statement of Responsibility: Alex Kotlowitz
Notes: Duration: 10:42:44
Summary: One of the surprise bestsellers of 1991, this is the moving & powerful account of two remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex disfigured by crime & neglect. "Alex Kotlowitz joins the ranks of the important few writers on the subject of urban poverty." 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.
Additional Contributors: Graham, Dion - Narrator
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 1441734872
9781441734877
Branch Call Number: Downloadable audiobook
Performers: Read by Dion Graham.
System Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile) or OverDrive Media Console 1.0 / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
Format: OverDrive WMA Audiobook
Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Headings: Inner cities Illinois Chicago Case studies Families Illinois Chicago Case studies Children Illinois Chicago Social conditions Case studies
Genre/Form: Downloadable audiobook
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Topical Term: Inner cities
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Children
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Feb 13, 2012
  • Crheneghan rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Two boys grow up in the Henry Horner Homes, part of the vertical slums built in Chicago as public housing. Both boys are intelligent and sensitive. They hope to graduate from high school but are well aware of the fatality rate for young men in the projects.

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