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This intensely personal and engaging memoir is the coming-of-age story of a white boy growing up in predominantly African-American and Latino housing ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000

Interesting story

by yvasb on Jul 16, 2009

Having grown up in a NYC housing project and engaged in writing my own book on the topic, I was interested in reading about Conley's everyday life in Alphabet City. Conley's book reminded me a little of Norman Podhoretz's essay My Negro Problem -- And Ours. I'm not an adherent of Podhoretz's politics ... More

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