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Author: Nikita Stewart
Release Date: May 19, 2020
The extraordinary true story of the first Girl Scout troop designated for homeless girls--from the homeless families it brought together in Queens, New York, to the amazing citywide and countrywide responses it sparked. Giselle Burgess, a young mothe...
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Author: Lauren Sandler
Release Date: April 28, 2020
A riveting account of a year in the life of a young, homeless single mother, her quest to find stability and shelter in New York City—and the journalist who got too close while telling her story.More than forty-five million Americans attempt to...
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Author: Jeff Madrick | Narrator: Holter Graham
Release Date: January 28, 2020
An essential, and impossible-to-ignore, examination of one of the most pressing, harmful, and heartbreaking problems facing our country: the widespread poverty among American children.By official count, more than one out of every six American childre...
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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 bestsellerAn 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 nightclu...
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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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Author: Matt Taibbi | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: April 08, 2014
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWSA scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis   Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and de...
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