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Available copies

  • 12 of 19 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Barry Lawrence Regional Library System.

Current holds

4 current holds with 19 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barry Lawrence - Monett Library 306.0973 KRI (Text) 37884102935107 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Barry Lawrence - Mt. Vernon Library 306.0973 KRI (Text) 37884102934985 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The kids on the number 6 school bus -- "We're no. 61!" -- When jobs disappear -- American aristocracy -- How America went astray -- Drug dealers in lab coats -- Losing the war on drugs -- Up by the bootstraps -- Deaths of despair -- Interventions that work -- Universal health care: one day, one town -- Homeless in a rich nation -- The escape artists -- A shot in the face -- God save the family -- The marriage of true minds -- We eat our young -- Raising troubled kids -- Creating more escape artists -- America regained -- Appendix: Ten steps you can take in the next ten minutes to make a difference.
Summary, etc.:
A plea -- deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans -- to address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure.
Subject: Urban Anthropology Inc.
Poor > United States > Social conditions.
Working class > United States > Social conditions.
Human rights.
Economic history.
United States > Social conditions > 1980-
United States > Economic conditions > 2009-
Genre: Informational works.
Case studies.

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