Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

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Six new paperbacks to check out this week. Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea, by Mitchell Duneier. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $16.) In contemporary usage, the term “ghetto,” freighted with innuendo and negative connotations, has become divorced from its historical context.

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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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