The Resource Hand to mouth : living in bootstrap America, Linda Tirado

Hand to mouth : living in bootstrap America, Linda Tirado

Label
Hand to mouth : living in bootstrap America
Title
Hand to mouth
Title remainder
living in bootstrap America
Statement of responsibility
Linda Tirado
Title variation
Living in bootstrap America
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
We in America have certain ideas of what it means to be poor. Linda Tirado, in her signature brutally honest yet personable voice, takes all of these preconceived notions and smashes them to bits. She articulates not only what it is to be working poor in America (yes, you can be poor and live in a house and have a job, even two), but what poverty is truly like--on all levels. In her thought-provoking voice, Tirado discusses how she went from lower-middle class, to sometimes middle class, to poor and everything in between, and in doing so reveals why "poor people don't always behave the way middle-class America thinks they should.--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tirado, Linda
Dewey number
362.50973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tirado, Linda
  • Poor
  • Poverty
  • Social classes
Target audience
adult
Label
Hand to mouth : living in bootstrap America, Linda Tirado
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
195 pages
Isbn
9780399171987
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014023347
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 129336
  • 5492128
Label
Hand to mouth : living in bootstrap America, Linda Tirado
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
195 pages
Isbn
9780399171987
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014023347
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 129336
  • 5492128

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