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Tally's Corner, A Study of Streetcorner Men
Tally's Corner A Study of Streetcorner Men Author:Elliot Liebow "Elliot Liebow has written a sensitive and timely book about a shifting collection of anchorless adult Negro males who came together more or less regularly on Tally's Corner in a blighted section of Washington's inner city during the early 1960's...." — "In my mind this is one of the finest books on the negro world in the central city today. He ... more »is concerned with a group that has been so far from our conscience that they are, indeed, the silent people. TALLY'S CORNER should be read by mayors, by people concerned with social policy, by health professionals and Welfare workers. It will rock them. - Leonard J. Duhl,MD- Dept of Housing & Urban Development."
"Elliot Liebow is an honest and talented anthropologist who can see clearly, feel unashamedly and write a straight, lively sentence. Hi book emerges as a valuable and even surprising triumph. - Sunday New York Times"« less