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Traveling light : on the road with America's poor

Author: Kath Weston
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2008.
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Weston, Kath, 1958-
Traveling light.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008008214
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kath Weston
ISBN: 9780807096529 0807096520 9780807041376 0807041378
OCLC Number: 503445954
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 262 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Prologue: Freedom in My Pocket""; ""It�s a Poor Rat That�s Got But One Hole: An Introduction to Living Poor in a Rich Country""; ""I. When the Desert Fails to Bloom: Albuquerque to Missoula via Vegas""; ""Pennies from Heaven""; ""Final Call for Socorro, Truth or Consequences, Hatch, Las Cruces . . .""; ""Everybody Out! Hands Up against the Bus!""; ""The Trucker�s Lament""; ""Keep Your Eyes on the Burrito""; ""Those Fools up at the VA""; ""Who You Calling “Food Stamps�?""; ""Next Stop, Sin City""; ""Wait Training"" ""The Trash Bag Racer Rally and Other Extreme Sports""""Fight!""; ""You Don�t Say""; ""Already Got a Job and a Lot of Good It Done Me""; ""The Singing Bus""; ""II. Leaving the City of Cranes: Boston to Milwaukee in Two Alimentary Acts""; ""Awash in a Great Green Sea""; ""Master and Commander""; ""I Just Hate to Travel Like This""; ""Y�all Shouldn�t Have Ate That Chicken""; ""Too-Tired Meets His Maker""; ""Ladies and Children First""; ""Anybody Asks You for the Time, You Don�t Have It""; ""Sick as a Downsized Dog""; ""Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?"" ""III. Going Coastal: Five Hundred Years of the Poverty Draft, New York to St. Augustine""""Port Question Authority""; ""The Amazing Debt-Defying Disappearing Bus""; ""Todos Que Hermanos""; ""Little Box of Terrors""; ""Dr. King on the Waterfront""; ""Ready to Die but Never Will""; ""What Did You Do with My Aunt?""; ""The Castillo Economy""; ""IV. The Fine Arts of Moving in Circles: El Monte to Bishop and Back""; ""Riding Along with Princess Di""; ""All Snakes, No Ladders""; ""Swagger""; ""The Philosopher-King Does Sacramento""; ""To See What There Is to See"" ""Books Mobile and the Secret Stash""""This Place Is a Dump""; ""Ride in Beauty""; ""V. Living on Debts and Promises: Montgomery after the Boycott, New Orleans before the Storm""; ""Mickey�s Hot Little Cousin""; ""The Back Is Where It�s At""; ""Take a Deep Breath""; ""Vietnam Thirty Plus""; ""Snap! Judgments""; ""Lovebug""; ""Another Get-Poor-Quick Scheme""; ""The Borrowed Time Club""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Author�s Note""; ""Notes""; ""Read On . . .""
Responsibility: Kath Weston.

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