Division Street: America

Title

Division Street: America

Authors

Studs Terkel

Files

Document Type

Book

Description

Viewing the inhabitants of a single city, Chicago, as a microcosm of the nation at large, Division Street chronicles the thoughts and feelings of some seventy people from widely varying backgrounds in terms of class, race, and personal history. From a mother and son who migrated from Appalachia to a Native American boilerman, from a streetwise ex–gang leader to a liberal police officer, from the poorest African Americans to the richest socialites, these unique and often intimate first-person accounts form a multifaceted collage that defies any simple stereotype of America.

Publication Date

1967

Publisher

Pantheon Books

City

New York

State

NY

Award

2006 Lifetime Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | History | Nonfiction

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