Noble Street

Noble Street

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by John L. Cooper
     
 

For poor people, daily life is a struggle for survival. It was that struggle that defined the Cooper family on Noble Street.

Noble Street is a story about a boy's struggle growing up poor and black in Philadelphia during the 1940s. It gives the reader an honest look into the lifestyle and the community of the Cooper family, the good, the bad, the ugly. It is…  See more details below

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For poor people, daily life is a struggle for survival. It was that struggle that defined the Cooper family on Noble Street.

Noble Street is a story about a boy's struggle growing up poor and black in Philadelphia during the 1940s. It gives the reader an honest look into the lifestyle and the community of the Cooper family, the good, the bad, the ugly. It is a tale of how a mother on welfare with twelve children and a brutal husband inspired her sons to do battle with poverty, hunger and racism. And, in doing so, she taught them a great lesson. It is the struggle to survive that gives life meaning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595168828
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

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