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Our America. Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago
 

Our America. Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago

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isbn: 0684836165



binding: hardcover



condition: good. the paper cover the covers the hardcover... the edges are a little bent. there is also a name scribble on the first page in the right hand corner.



publisher: Scribner



pages: 208



title: Our America. Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago



author: LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman



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This heartbreaking and inspiring book goes a long way toward fulfilling the wish one of its authors, LeAlan Jones, makes in his epigraph: ""You must learn our America as we must learn your America, so that, maybe, someday, we can become one."" Based on hours and hours of taped interviews that Jones and Lloyd Newman, two high school students, conducted for two National Public Radio documentaries they prepared in 1993 and 1995, Our America is a no-holds-barred look at the devastatingly poor Chicago neighborhood in which they live. It's a world where elementary school students learn about sex and drugs before they learn how to read, and where many boys do not expect to live to be 20. You finish the book marveling not that so many of those who people it are trapped, but wondering that anyone survives at all.
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