This Startling Look At Desperate, Drug Addled Inner City Lives Ranks As One Of The Grittiest And Best Examinations Of Underclass America Available Like Alex Kotlowitz S There Are No Children Here And Leon Dash S Rosa Lee, The Corner Shines Light On A Horrific Subculture Of Addiction, Crime, Dependency, And Violence Authors David Simon Who Wrote Homicide, The Book That Inspired The TV Series Of The Same Name And Edward Burns A Former Cop Are Muckraking Reporters Who Operate In The Finest Tradition Of American Journalism They Spent An Entire Year On The Corner Of Fayette And Monroe In West Balti, Getting To Know Its Open Air Drug Market And Its People Although The Authors Present Strong Evidence That The So Called War On Drugs Cannot Be Won, The Corner Has No Political Agenda It Is Simply A Powerful Testament To The Bleak Situation Confronting Many Urban Neighborhoods At Once Deeply Unsettling And Extremely Rewarding, This Humane Book Deserves A Wide Audience.
➵ The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood Author David Simon – Eiyo.us
- 560 pages
- The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood
- David Simon
- 21 March 2018 David Simon