2 00 A Day

Author: Kathryn J. Edin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544303245
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. . The stories will make you angry and break your heart.” — American Prospect Jessica Compton’s family of four would have no income if she didn’t donate plasma twice a week at her local donation center in Tennessee.

2 00 A Day

Author: Kathryn J. Edin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544303180
Size: 77.37 MB
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Edin and Shaefer s devastating account of life at $2 or less a day blows that myth out of the water. This is world-class poverty at a level that should mobilize not only national alarm, but international attention.

2 00 A Day

Author: Kathryn J. Edin
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780544811959
Size: 63.24 MB
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The story of a kind of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don't even think exists--from a leading national poverty expert who "defies convention" (New York Times)

Hand To Mouth

Author: Linda Tirado
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069817528X
Size: 28.70 MB
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One of the Best 5 Books of 2014 — Esquire "I’ve been waiting for this book for a long time.

It S Not Like I M Poor

Author: Sarah Halpern-Meekin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520959221
Size: 50.32 MB
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In accessible and engaging prose, It’s Not Like I’m Poor examines the costs and benefits of the new work-based safety net, suggesting ways to augment its strengths so that more of the working poor can realize the promise of a middle ...

Doing The Best I Can

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520955137
Size: 73.18 MB
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Doing the Best I Can is a strikingly rich, paradigm-shifting look at fatherhood among inner-city men often dismissed as "deadbeat dads.

Nickel And Dimed

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429926645
Size: 67.13 MB
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Nickel and Dimed reveals low-rent America in all its tenacity, anxiety, and surprising generosity -- a land of Big Boxes, fast food, and a thousand desperate stratagems for survival.

Poor Support

Author: David T. Ellwood
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 78.82 MB
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"The subject of a New York Times Magazine cover story of December 8, 1996, David Ellwood is one of the country's leading experts on poverty. In this book he describes who the poor are, explains why the"

On The Run

Author: Alice Goffman
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 1250065674
Size: 32.80 MB
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"A remarkable feat of reporting . . . The level of detail in this book and Goffman's ability to understand her subjects' motivations are astonishing—and riveting."—The New York Times Book Review

The Outsiders

Author: S. E. Hinton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101642610
Size: 71.62 MB
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"The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." —The New York Times "Taut with tension, filled with drama." ...