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Broke, USA : from pawnshops to Poverty, Inc. : how the working poor became big business

Author: Gary Rivlin
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A unique and riveting exploration of one of America's largest and fastest-growing industries -- the business of poverty"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Rivlin
ISBN: 0061733202 9780061733208
OCLC Number: 697269484
Notes: Originally published in hardback in 2010.
Description: 358 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue, Tommy's angel --
Check cashers of the world unite --
The birth of the predatory lender --
Going big --
Confessions of a subprime lender --
Freddie Rogers --
The great payday land rush --
Subprime city --
An appetitive for subprime --
No experience necessary --
Same old faces --
The great what-if --
Public enemy number one --
Past due --
Maximizing share of wallet --
Payday, the sequel --
Dayton after dark --
Borrowed time.
Responsibility: Gary Rivlin.

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