Jennifer’s family is the story of an encounter. Jennifer and Louisa are roughly the same age, but everything else sets them apart, from the way they look to their social context. A student with golden, gleaming hair, Louisa decided to investigate the social problems of a working-class neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island, where the crime and unemployment rates are equal. Louisa isolated herself from the bustle of the streets, taking as her subject the din of an apartment in the Southern part of the city, where Jennifer lives with her partner and their four children.
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