A Different Shade of Gray (Paperback)

Midlife and Beyond in the City

By Katherine S. Newman

New Press, 9781595580818, 306pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 2006

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (1/17/2003)

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Combining details about specific people with analysis of the trends that have shaped their lives, this book exposes the aging urban underclass. It focuses on the lives of the elderly African Americans and Latinos in pockets of New York City, where wages are low, and crime is often high.