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Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city

Author: Matthew Desmond
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2017.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Desmond
ISBN: 9780141983318 0141983310
OCLC Number: 958099311
Description: x, 418 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Author's note --
Prologue : Cold city --
pt. 1, Rent. The business of owning the city ; Making rent ; Hot water ; A beautiful collection ; Thirteenth Street ; Rat hole ; The sick ; Christmas in Room 400 --
pt. 2, Out. Order some carryout ; Hypes for hire ; The 'hood is good ; Disposable ties ; E-24 ; High tolerance ; A nuisance ; Ashes on snow --
pt. 3, After. This is America ; Lobster on food stamps ; Little ; Nobody wants the North Side ; Bigheaded boy ; If they give Momma the punishment ; The Serenity Club ; Can't win for losing --
Epilogue : Home and hope --
About this project.
Responsibility: Matthew Desmond.

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An intimate portrait of what it's like to be powerless in the world's superpower ... Evicted shows how the smallest event can rip through poor lives, sending them spinning out of control... To Read more...

 
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