Don't Let the Bench Bugs Bite: Portraits of Homeless New York

Don't Let the Bench Bugs Bite: Portraits of Homeless New York

by Alan Emmins
     
 

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When writing a feature about murals painted under the pavements of Manhattan by homeless artists, Alan Emmins was challenged by a homeless dancer to try homelessness himself to better understand what he was writing about. He took up the challenge. Don't Let the BENCH Bugs Bite is a humorous, tender and tragic portrait of an invisible New York City, and a society full…  See more details below

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When writing a feature about murals painted under the pavements of Manhattan by homeless artists, Alan Emmins was challenged by a homeless dancer to try homelessness himself to better understand what he was writing about. He took up the challenge. Don't Let the BENCH Bugs Bite is a humorous, tender and tragic portrait of an invisible New York City, and a society full of surprises. "An absolutely fascinating book!" Robert Elms - the BBC "Digging beneath the depressing statistics and grinding poverty, Emmins' is a more than human portrait" Dazed & Confused 'Cutting edge reportage - Alan Emmins sees the world with such a fresh eye!' William Shaw - Author of Westsiders

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788799506200
Publisher:
Damned Ink
Publication date:
03/13/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
848,538
File size:
359 KB

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