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Scratch beginnings : me, $25, and the search for the American dream

Author: Adam Shepard
Publisher: New York : Collins, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the experiences of the author, a college graduate, as he spends one year living as a homeless person and learns valuable lessons about what it takes to break out of the cycle of poverty in the United States.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shepard, Adam.
Scratch beginnings.
New York : Collins, ©2008
(OCoLC)683216342
Named Person: Adam Shepard; Adam Shepard
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Shepard
ISBN: 9780061714368 0061714364
OCLC Number: 232720301
Description: xvi, 221 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : July 24-setting up --
Welcome to Crisis Ministries --
EasyLabor --
Another day, another dollar --
Big babies --
Sundays with George --
Hustle time --
Job hunting 101 with Professor Phil Coleman --
Put up or shut up --
"First and last day" --
Adventures in moving --
Movin' on up --
Workers' consternation --
Winter with bubble gum --
Culture shocked --
Fighting for respect --
One last move --
Epilogue : a year later: a didactic look at what I learned and where we go from here.
Responsibility: Adam Shepard.
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Recounts the experiences of the author, a college graduate, as he spends one year living as a homeless person and learns valuable lessons about what it takes to break out of the cycle of poverty in the United States.

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