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On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City

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Alice Goffman brings us right into the streets of Philadelphia and into the homes of the small-time hustlers, their girlfriends, and families. She shows us, at the same time, the long and destructive reach of the criminal justice system into the urban worlds of the black neighborhood she immersed herself in for nearly a decade. We meet a handful of vivid characters, undergo with them their scrapes on the street and their encounters with violence there, and come to feel in our bones, as these ghetto residents do, what the ...

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On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City
2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781522657941

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On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City
2015, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250065667

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On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City
2014, University of Chicago Press, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9780226136714

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