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dpowell4 added a title to their For later shelf Sep 17 2018
A deep and troubling examination of the dark corners of working-class America, where unemployment and the loss of traditional jobs have produced an epidemic of drug abuse, bigotry, and even suicide, coupled with an urgent plea to rearrange our...
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dpowell4 added a title to their For later shelf Sep 17 2018
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice An eminent sociologist and bestselling author offers an inspiring blueprint for rebuilding our fractured society. We are living in a time of deep divisions. Americans are sorting themselves along...
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dpowell4 added a title to their For later shelf Sep 17 2018
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction An eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in the American Midwest. During Sarah Smarsh's turbulent childhood in Kansas in the 1980s and 1990s, the forces of cyclical poverty and the...
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dpowell4 added a title to their For later shelf Sep 11 2018
This title presents a little known aspect of the Little Rock School Crisis. Much has been written about the Little Rock School Crisis of 1957, but very little has been devoted to the following year - the Lost Year, 1958-59 - when Little Rock...
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dpowell4 added a title to their Completed shelf Aug 28 2018
The World According to Garp is a comic and compassionate coming-of-age novel that established John Irving as one of the most imaginative writers of his generation. A worldwide bestseller since its publication in 1978, Irving's classic is filled...
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