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Author: David Simon and Edward Burns | Narrator: David Simon and Dion Graham
Release Date: October 06, 2020
The crime-infested intersection of West Fayette and Monroe Streets is well-known--and cautiously avoided--by most of Baltimore. But this notorious corner's 24-hour open-air drug market provides the economic fuel for a dying neighborhood. David Simon,...
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Author: Nikita Stewart | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: May 19, 2020
The inspiring true story of the first Girl Scout troop founded for and by girls living in a shelter in Queens, New York, and the amazing, nationwide response that it sparked“A powerful book full of powerful women.”—Chelsea ClintonGi...
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Author: Lauren Sandler | Narrator: Lauren Sandler
Release Date: April 28, 2020
From an award-winning journalist, a poignant and gripping immersion in the life of a young, homeless single mother amid her quest to find stability and shelter in the richest city in America“Lauren Sandler has brilliantly written...
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Author: Jeff Madrick | Narrator: Holter Graham
Release Date: January 28, 2020
"A clarion call to address this most unjust blight upon the American landscape. Madrick has provided a valuable service in presenting a highly readable and cogent argument for change."--Mark R. Rank, The Washington PostBy official count, more than on...
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Author: Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn | Narrator: Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn and Jennifer Garner
Release Date: January 14, 2020
The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of the acclaimed, best-selling Half the Sky now issue a plea--deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans--to address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to me...
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Author: Sara Grace and Bruce Deel | Narrator: Simon Sinek and Bruce Deel
Release Date: July 23, 2019
If we choose to trust unconditionally, how many lives could we change?When Pastor Bruce Deel took over the Mission Church in the 30314 zip code of Atlanta, he had orders to shut it down. The church was old and decrepit, and its neighborhood--known as...
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Author: Chris Arnade | Narrator: Donte Bonner
Release Date: June 04, 2019
"Candid, empathetic portraits of silenced men, women, and children." --KirkusWidely acclaimed photographer and writer Chris Arnade shines new light on America's poor, drug-addicted, and forgotten--both urban and rural, blue state and red state--and i...
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Author: Lisa Sweetingham and Scott Harrison | Narrator: Scott Harrison
Release Date: October 02, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An inspiring personal story of redemption, second chances, and the transformative power within us all, from the founder and CEO of the nonprofit charity: water.  At 28 years old, Scott Harrison had it all. A top ...
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Author: Matt Taibbi | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: October 24, 2017
A work of riveting literary journalism that explores the roots and repercussions of the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the New York City police—from the bestselling author of The DivideNAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASH...
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Author: Adrian Nicole LeBlanc | Narrator: Roxana Ortega
Release Date: October 18, 2016
This New York Times bestseller intimately depicts urban life in a gripping book that slips behind cold statistics and sensationalism to reveal the true sagas lurking behind the headlines of gangsta glamour.In her extraordinary bestseller, A...
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Author: Matthew Desmond | Narrator: Dion Graham
Release Date: March 01, 2016
WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE GENERAL NON-FICTION From Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America  In this bril...
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Author: Linda Tirado | Narrator: Linda Tirado
Release Date: October 02, 2014
From the author of the eye-opening and controversial essay on poverty that was read by millions comes the real-life Nickel and Dimed, as Linda Tirado explains what it’s like to be working poor in America, and why poor people make the decis...
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