Janesville: An American Story download free [PDF and Ebook] by Amy Goldstein

Janesville: An American Story download free [PDF and Ebook] by Amy Goldstein year 2018
  • Book name: Janesville: An American Story
  • Author: Amy Goldstein
  • Release date: 2018/6/8
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9781501199752
  • Rating: 7.13 of 10
  • Votes: 358
  • Review by: Lanny Willard
  • Review rating: 9.62 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/28
  • Total pages: 368
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post Notable Book An NPR Best Book of 2017 A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2017 An Economist Best Book of 2017 A Business Insider Best Book of 2017 'A gripping story of psychological defeat and resilience' (Bob Woodward, The Washington Post)-an intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors assembly plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, and a larger story of the hollowing of the American middle class.This is the story of what happens to an industrial town in the American heartland when its main factory shuts down-but it's not the familiar tale. Most observers record the immediate shock of vanished jobs, but few stay around long enough to notice what happens next when a community with a can-do spirit tries to pick itself up.Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Amy Goldstein spent years immersed in Janesville, Wisconsin, where the nation's oldest operating General Motors assembly plant shut down in the midst of the Great Recession. Now, with intelligence, sympathy, and insight into what connects and divides people in an era of economic upheaval, Goldstein shows the consequences of one of America's biggest political issues. Her reporting takes the reader deep into the lives of autoworkers, educators, bankers, politicians, and job re-trainers to show why it's so hard in the twenty-first century to recreate a healthy, prosperous working class.'Moving and magnificently well-researched...Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States. What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis' (Jennifer Senior, The New York Times).'Anyone tempted to generalize about the American working class ought to meet the people in Janesville. The reporting behind this book is extraordinary and the story-a stark, heartbreaking reminder that political ideologies have real consequences-is told with rare sympathy and insight' (Tracy Kidder, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine).
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 22H4M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Business & Industry, Rural Communities, Financial Crises & Disasters, Sociology: Work & Labour, Political Ideologies, Manufacturing Industries, Social Classes, Labour Economics
  • Available formats: TXT, PDF, EPUB, DOC, WORD, PNG, HTM, TCR. Compressed in GZ, ACE, RAR, ZIP, TAR.Z, ALZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.25 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x213x27mm
  • Weight: 263g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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