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Tightrope: Americans reaching for hope

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display_descriptionNEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • With stark poignancy and political dispassion Tightrope addresses the crisis in working-class America while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure. This must-read book “shows how we can and must do better” (Katie Couric).

"A deft and uniquely credible exploration of rural America, and of other left-behind pockets of our country. One of the most important books I've read on the state of our disunion."—Tara Westover, author of Educated

Drawing us deep into an “other America,” the authors tell this story, in part, through the lives of some of the people with whom Kristof grew up, in rural Yamhill, Oregon. It’s an area that prospered for much of the twentieth century but has been devastated in the last few decades as blue-collar jobs disappeared.

About a quarter of the children on Kristof’s old school bus died in adulthood...
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subject_facetLarge type books
Poor -- United States -- Social conditions
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Working class -- United States -- Social conditions
title_displayTightrope : Americans reaching for hope
title_fullTightrope : Americans reaching for hope / Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Tightrope Americans Reaching for Hope
title_shortTightrope
title_subAmericans reaching for hope
topic_facetEconomic conditions
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