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The divide : American injustice in the age of the wealth gap

Author: Matt Taibbi
Publisher: Brunswick, Victoria : Scribe Publications, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America's muckraking moral conscience takes on his most important story yet. Written with forensic zeal and righteous rage, this is an exploration of an unprecedented wealth gap that is not just changing the U.S.'s economic life, but transforming the meaning of rights, justice, and basic citizenship.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Taibbi
ISBN: 9781922070968 1922070963 9781922247469 1922247464
OCLC Number: 875637917
Awards: Short-listed for Goodreads Choice Best Nonfiction Book 2014
Short-listed for Los Angeles Times Book Prize 2015
Description: xxiii, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Matt Taibbi.

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Driven by immersive reporting, this is a stunning, enraging revelation of the newest high-stakes divide in the US: between a lawless aristocracy of hyperwealth and everyone else, living under the  Read more...

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'[A]n indictment of the US criminal system and political culture that has allowed the perversion of a society's once sacred core values ... Brilliant and sobering' Courier Mail '[A] devastating Read more...

 
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