Evicted, by Matthew Desmond

ISBN: 0553447459    EAN: 9780553447453

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group (NY)     (View Publisher's Titles)

US SRP: $18.00 US  -  (Discount: REG) 

Binding: Paperback

Pub Date: February 28, 2017

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"Even in the most desolate areas of American cities, evictions used to be rare. But today, most poor renting families are spending more than half of their income on housing, and eviction has become ordinary, especially for single mothers ... [In this book], Desmond provides a ground-level view of one of the most urgent issues facing America today. As we see families forced into shelters, squalid apartments, or more dangerous neighborhoods, we bear witness to the human cost of America's vast inequality--and to people's determination and intelligence in the face of hardship"--Dust jacket flap.