This Land Is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation

This Land Is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation

Barbara Ehrenreich

America within the 'aughts―hilariously skewered, brilliantly dissected, and darkly clinically determined by way of one of many country's such a lot well-liked social critics

Now in paperback, Barbara Ehrenreich's generally acclaimed This Land Is Their Land takes the degree of what we're left with after the most harsh decade in reminiscence and unearths lurid extremes throughout. whereas contributors of the moneyed elite have got up congressmen, many within the operating type can slightly purchase lunch. whereas a prosperous minority obsessively consumes plastic surgery, the bad frequently cross with out well-being deal with their childrens. And whereas the Masters of the Universe have thrown themselves into the on line casino economic climate, the fewer lucky were fed a nutrition of morality, marriage, and abstinence. With ideal satiric pitch, Ehrenreich finds a rustic scarred via deepening inequality, corroded via mistrust, and shamed through its legit cruelty.

Full of wit and generosity, those stories from a divided nation―including new and unpublished essays―confirm once more that Ehrenreich is, because the San Francisco Chronicle broadcasts, "essential reading."

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