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American Dream

Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation's Drive to End Welfare

American Dream( )
Author: DeParle, Jason
ISBN:978-0-14-303437-7
Publication Date:Aug 2005
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

In this definitive work, two-time Pulitzer finalist Jason DeParle, author of A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves, cuts between the mean streets of Milwaukee and the corridors of Washington to produce a masterpiece of literary journalism. At the heart of the story are three cousins whose different lives follow similar trajectories. Leaving welfare, Angie puts her heart in her work. Jewell bets on an imprisoned man. Opal guards a tragic secret that threatens her kids and her life....
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Poverty & Homelessness
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.89 Inches
Book Weight:0.85 Pounds



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