9780671004644

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

  • ISBN 13:

    9780671004644

  • ISBN 10:

    0671004646

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/01/1998
  • Publisher: Scribner

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

Extend Your Rental at Any Time

Need to keep your rental past your due date? At any time before your due date you can extend or purchase your rental through your account.

Rental Options

List Price $16.00 Save

Free Shipping Free Shipping On Every Order
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.

Summary

Through two award-winning National Public Radio documentaries, and now thispowerful book, LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman have made it their mission to be loud voices from one of this country's darkest places, Chicago's Ida B. Wells housing project. Set against the stunning photographs of a talented young photographer from the projects,Our Americaevokes the unforgiving world of these two amazing young men, and their struggle to survive unrelenting tragedy. With a gift for clear-eyed journalism, they tell their own stories and others, including that of the death of Eric Morse, a five-year-old who was dropped to his death from the fourteenth floor of an Ida B. Wells apartment building by two other little boys.Sometimes funny, often painful, but always charged with their dream ofOur America,LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman reach out to grab your attention and break your heart.

Author Biography

Read more

Table of Contents

Read more

Excerpts

Read more

Write a Review