Nothing Left to Lose: Studies of Street People

Nothing Left to Lose book coverby Jeffrey D. Blum and Judith E. Smith | Beacon Press, 1972

Nothing Left to Lose is an excellent and often moving account of the encounter between counselor and client in a paraprofessional counseling center. The lives of the individuals in this book and the creative ways in which the counselors responded to their crises illustrate the stresses and strengths of the culture emerging in American Society

— Philip Slater, author of The Pursuit of Loneliness

For any counselor or teacher wishing to improve his capacity for working with such youth, this book is a must.

— Lester Kirkendall, The Family Cooridnator

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