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Author: Nathan McCall
Former Washington Post reporter Nathan McCall’s previous work includes a memoir and a collection of essays. Like the characters in this debut novel, reviewers agreed that the ground covered in Them is valuable, but they disagreed over how it should be treated. While all critics thought that Barlowe is a complex protagonist and a fascinating...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781416549161
ISBN-10: 1416549161
Publication Date: 8/19/2008
Pages: 368
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
As someone who is born and raised inner-city, reading a fictional story about gentrification was hard for me at times. Some parts hit close to home, others I kind of rolled my eyes at the outrageousness of certain scenarios. Nonetheless, I have always enjoyed Nathan McCall as a story-teller. I wouldn't reference this story as a way of saying that this is typically how neighborhoods become integrated, but it was a good story of what happened to these particular people.
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