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In the South Bronx of America Mel Rosenthal

In the South Bronx of America

Mel Rosenthal

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ISBN : 9780915306961
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128 pages
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Residents of New York Citys South Bronx neighborhood live amidst what is frequently described as the most severe and widespread poverty in any U.S. metropolitan area. In the South Bronx of America is a work which, through documentary photographs,MoreResidents of New York Citys South Bronx neighborhood live amidst what is frequently described as the most severe and widespread poverty in any U.S. metropolitan area. In the South Bronx of America is a work which, through documentary photographs, counterpointed with statements by residents and by newspaper reports and statistical information, offers both an intimate view of life in this neighborhood and a context for understanding the last two decades of accelerated social decay. In the words of Penny Coleman, New York Times photographer, In the South Bronx of America, is important because it is not cynical, because it is a sincere attempt to provide the awareness necessary for change.