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Extreme Change
Title : Extreme Change
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ISBN : null
Language : English
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 289

A middle class family flees the crime and poverty of Detroit for a fresh start in New York City. A fire leaves them homeless and they are forced into the nightmare of the homeless system. A determined woman saves her family and new friends from a violent gang, so they can start a new life.


Extreme Change Reviews

  • Jennifer Eifrig

    Most of the time I read books for escapism. Sometimes I read a book because it's good for me. This is one of those.The next time you pass a homeless person or family on the street and think, "What did he/she/they do to end up here?" or worse, you owe it to yourself and the rest of humanity to read this book. Once you do, you'll see that homelessness isn't a moral failing; it's a condition into which some of us are forced by circumstances that simply outweigh the resources we have on hand to cont [...]

  • Paul Freeman

    Extreme Change is the story of a Detroit family who move to New York in search of a better life. Made homeless through an act of arson from an unscrupulous landlord who wants them out in order to capitalise on better rental opportunities, they find themselves at the mercy of the welfare system. They quickly fall foul of uncaring, incompetent and often corrupt officialdom.This is a finely crafted tale of how easy it is for a young family, in a seemingly secure situation, to quickly see their worl [...]

  • Gary Beck

  • Gary Beck