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Horror of Cabrini-Green

4.19  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 1975 by Holloway House Publishing Company
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Josh
Aug 10, 2008 Josh rated it really liked it
this is a very blunt depiction of the south side of chicago back before and during Vietnam. Lots of racial tension, drugs, and sex. It's very graffic and very honest. I read it when I was just becoming a teenager and some of the images still stick with me.
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Sep 30, 2012 Laura Shavers rated it it was amazing
I wish I could give this book 10 stars. I've heard how bad the Cabrini Green projects were, but to read the heartbreak that was experienced on a daily basis was moving. The story of Ilene and Bush, with Bush killing Ilene and their son looking down at his mama dead, along with the child that she was pregnant with.... just heartbreaking. The story of 9 year old David being shot in the back of the head by the police for stealing a bag of chips and running from the police.... these are stories that ...more
Cat Ellington
Dec 20, 2016 Cat Ellington rated it it was amazing
This book had been given to me by a relative in early 1983. And throughout reading it, all I could repeatedly say was 'Lord, have mercy...'

Brutal, horrifying, and gut-wrenching, Bruce Conn's rage-inducing novel, Horror of Cabrini-Green, is a five-star recommendation; a must-read.
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Dr. Bruce Conn, a research biologist, professor, and writer, has written more than 150 publications, including a textbook that was awarded national honors by the Association of American Publishers. He has lectured and conducted research around the world, served on scientific editorial boards, and taught at several universities and colleges.
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