Someplace Like America

Someplace Like America

Tales From the New Great Depression

eBook - 2011
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Dale Maharidge and photographer Michael S. Williamson take us to the working-class heart of America, bringing to life the deepening crisis of poverty and homelessness. They follow the lives of several families over 30 years to present an intimate and devastating portrait of workers going jobless.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London, England : University of California Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9780520948792
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 244 pages, [72] pages of plates) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Williamson, Michael 1957-


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May 28, 2011

This is a pinnacle achievement! A comprehensive, investigative summary of some 30 years by the authors in the pursuit of their story: Americans pushed to the margins. Excellent photographs help give depth and texture to the harrowing narratives that are relayed in the text. Multiple towns and instances are pursued in the intent of bringing us the story, you can tell the authors put their soul into the message they present to the reader. Touches on issues such as class, race, immigration, politics, and many more pressing currents that affect our world.

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