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High Rise Stories - Voices from Chicago Public Housing - cover

High Rise Stories - Voices from Chicago Public Housing

Audrey Petty

Publisher: Haymarket Books

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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 the heart of our national identity.

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