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Jacob A. Riis' How the Other Half Lives This book talks about the immigrants in the early 1900's. The book clarifies how they live their daily lives in New York City. It helped me a lot on Riis photographs along with his writings on to better comprehend the novel and the harsh fact this people lived. It comes to show us life isn't that easy and it will cost us work to succeed. Riis talked about each of the immigrant big bands that came into america during this period of time. Riis was somewhat prejudice and stereotyped the people he wrote about. As an instance he spoke about he Italians as being gamblers and being slow pupils. He criticizes them as being idiotic and that is the reason they had been cheated in their pay roll. They were told that by coming to America they would get pay...