The Corner

The Corner

A Year in the Life of An Inner-city Neighborhood

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Publisher: New York : Broadway Books
Copyright Date: ©1997
ISBN: 9780307833464
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: text file
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Feb 02, 2017

An extensive year long look at the open air drug markets in inner city Baltimore during 1993. This journalistic book looks at the lives of many different addicts and their families and the effects that addictions have on their lives. The book is quite graphic in the descriptions of how these lives are lived. The author's were behind "The Wire" which aired for 5 seasons on HBO. Though these are not the characters in that series you can see some similarities to some. The pacing is well done and reads like a novel. Definitely worth reading.


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