Sidewalk

Sidewalk

An exceptional ethnography marked by clarity and candor, Sidewalk takes us into the socio-cultural environment of those who, though often seen as threatening or unseemly, work day after day on "the blocks" of one of New York's most diverse neighborhoods. Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim's Table, offers an accessible and compelling group portrait of several poor black men who make their livelihoods on the sidewalks of Greenwich Village selling secondhand goods,… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 20, 2000)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English

Awards: Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 1999 winner


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