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Those Who Wander by Vivian Ho
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bookshelves: first-reads, nonfiction, read_2019, social-issues, true-crime

It's a tragic story: three troubled homeless kids find each other and then, fueled by drugs, commit two murders together. I thought this was both overwritten, especially in the first half, and underinvestigated. The author is a journalist, and this reads like a collection of articles about the case that needed to be connected to make a book. I wish that had been done by looking more deeply into the lives of the kids, or into the many social issues involved, than by editorializing.
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Reading Progress

August 25, 2019 – Started Reading
August 25, 2019 – Shelved
September 1, 2019 – Finished Reading
September 4, 2019 – Shelved as: first-reads
September 4, 2019 – Shelved as: nonfiction
September 4, 2019 – Shelved as: read_2019
September 4, 2019 – Shelved as: social-issues
September 4, 2019 – Shelved as: true-crime

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