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The corner : a year in the life of an inner-city neighbourhood

Author: David Simon; Ed Burns
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2009.
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The crime-infested intersection of West Fayette and Monroe Streets is well-known - and cautiously avoided - by most of Baltimore. But this notorious corner's 24-hour open-air drug market provides the economic fuel for a dying neighborhood. David Simon, an award-winning author and crime reporter, and Edward Burns, a 20-year veteran of the urban drug war, tell the chilling story of this desolate crossroad. Through the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Simon; Ed Burns
ISBN: 9781847673176 1847673171
OCLC Number: 298600023
Description: 628 pages : 1 map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: David Simon and Ed Burns.

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