Audrey Petty and Sonovia Marie Petty – “High Rise Stories: Voices from Chicago Public Housing”

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Audrey Petty, an English professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has compiled 12 narratives from people who lived in Chicago’s notorious housing projects into a new book, “High Rise Stories: Voices from Chicago Public Housing.” Professor Petty talks to us from Chicago with Sonovia Marie Petty (no relation), a former resident of the ABLA Homes and one of the book’s 12 narrators.