Dan Barry is a reporter and columnist for The New York Times and the acclaimed author of The Boys in the Bunkhouse. This is a luminous work of social justice, told with compassion and compelling detail. It is a story that "Expose[s] a moral catastrophe" and was labeled as "a vital piece of reporting.
Readers of The New York Times know Dan Barry as the author of the The Bottom of the 33rd, his third book. His first, Pull Me Up: A Memoir (2004) is a masterpiece and, quite simply, one of the most engaging and finely written memoirs. His second book, City Lights: Stories About New York (2007) was a collection of his "About New York Columns."