Cold New World
New Yorker writer William Finnegan spent time with families in four communities across America and became an intimate observer of the lives he reveals in these beautifully rendered portraits: a fifteen-year-old drug dealer in blighted New Haven, Connecticut; a sleepy Texas town transformed by crack; Mexican American teenagers in Washington State, unable to relate to their immigrant parents and trying to find an identity in gangs; jobless young white supremacists in a downwardly mobile L.A. suburb. Important, powerful, and compassionate, Cold New World gives us an unforgettable look into a present that presages our future.A New York Times Notable Book of the YearA Los Angeles Times Best Nonfiction of 1998 selectionOne of the Voice Literary Supplement's Twenty-five Favorite Books of 1998From the Trade Paperback edition.
- 1998 William Finnegan
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