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American Dream : Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation's Drive to End Welfare - 04 edition

by Jason DeParle

American Dream : Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation`s Drive to End Welfare (ISBN10: 0143034375; ISBN13: 9780143034377)
ISBN13: 978-0143034377
ISBN10: 0143034375

Summary: An acclaimed New York Times reporter offers the definitive look at the collision between social policy and the gritty reality of post-welfare America

In this definitive work, two-time Pulitzer finalist Jason DeParle cuts between the mean streets of Milwaukee and the corridors of Washington to produce a masterpiece of literary journalism. At the heart of the story are three cousins whose different lives follow similar trajectories. Leaving welfare, Angie put ...show mores her heart in her work. Jewell bets on an imprisoned man. Opal guards a tragic secret that threatens her kids and her life. DeParle traces their family history back six generations to slavery and weaves poor people, politicians, reformers, and rogues into a spellbinding epic.

With a vivid sense of humanity, DeParle demonstrates that although we live in a country where anyone can make it, generation after generation some families don't. To read American Dream is to understand why. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Published: 08/16/2005
International: No



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