Tightrope : Americans reaching for hope / Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
- 12 of 19 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
- 2 of 2 copies available at Barry Lawrence Regional Library System.
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||-|
- ISBN: 9780525655084
- ISBN: 0525655085
- Physical Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.
|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.
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.
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