The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighbourhood

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SKU: 9781786899781 Category: Tag: Author: David SimonPublication Date: 6th Oct 2022Format: Paperback / softbackPages: 640Publisher: Canongate Books

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The notorious corner of West Fayette and Monroe Streets in Baltimore is a 24-hour open-air drug market that provides the economic fuel for a dying neighbourhood. Through the eyes of one broken family – two drug-addicted adults and their smart, vulnerable fifteen-year-old son, DeAndre McCollough – Simon and Burns examine the sinister realities of inner cities across the USA and unflinchingly assess why law enforcement policies, moral crusades and the welfare system have accomplished so little.

The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighbourhood
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