There Are No Children Here
The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America
By Alex Kotlowitz
(Anchor, Paperback, 9780385265560, 336pp.)
Publication Date: 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.
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"Alex Kotlowitz joins the ranks of the important few writers on the subiect of urban poverty." -- Chicago Tribune.