Crackhouse

Crackhouse: Notes from the End of the Line
Penguin Books
1992

In this vivid, terrifying, and uncompromising human account the study penetrates the shuttered scenes of a New York crackhouse and gives voices to the women and men who live there in an arrangement that suggests both a family and an aboriginal urban tribe.

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Reviews

A vivid ethnography of the crack culture; a terrifying picture of all nine circles of Hell.


Robert K. Merton

Credentials Professor, Columbia University


Academic Subjects
Toxicomania
Cocaine
Crack Culture
Race
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Subtitle
Notes from the End of the Line