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High Rise Stories

High Rise Stories

Voices from Chicago Public Housing

High Rise Stories( )
Editor: Petty, Audrey
Orner, Peter
Series title:Voice of Witness Ser.
ISBN:978-1-938073-37-3
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:McSweeney's Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

In the gripping first-person accounts of "High-Rise Stories," former residents of Chicago's iconic public housing projects describe life in the now-demolished high-rises. These stories of community, displacement, and poverty in the wake of gentrification give voice to those who have long been ignored, but whose hopes and struggles exist firmly at t

Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.17 x 8.28 x 0.83 Inches
Book Weight:0.812 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
He was born in chicago in 1968. After graduating from the University of Michigan, he taught in a rural Catholic mission in Africa, received a law degree in Boston & practiced there as a juvenile public defender & then enrolled in the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop. He lectured in law & English in Prague until joining the English department at Miami University in Ohio, where he now lives.

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