There Are No Children Here

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There Are No Children Here

The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America

By Alex Kotlowitz

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385265560, 336pp.

Publication Date: January 5, 1992

This is the moving and powerful account of tworemarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago'sHenry Horner Homes, a public housing complexdisfigured by crime and neglect.

Praise For There Are No Children Here

"Alex Kotlowitz  joins the ranks of the important few writers on the  subiect of urban poverty." --  Chicago Tribune.

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