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The Street

by Ann Petry

Paperback, 435 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $14.95 |

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Explores the life and dreams of a young woman who struggles to raise her son in a suffocating ghetto world of racism, human degradation, and uncontrolled violence

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An Unflinching, 'Street' View of the American Dream

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