What Else but Home
Seven Boys and An American Journey Between the Projects and the PenthouseeBook - 2009
Michael Rosen's seven-year-old son Ripton one day decided to join a pick-up game of baseball with some older kids in the park. At the end of the game Ripton asked his new friends if they wanted to come back to his house for snacks and Nintendo. Over time, five of the boys--all black and Hispanic, from the impoverished neighborhood across the park--became a fixture in the Rosens' home and eventually started referring to Michael and his wife Leslie as their parents. The boys began to see the Rosens as more than just an arcade of middle-class creature comforts; the Rosens began to learn the full st.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 363 pages)