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Bridgforth, Glinda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 BRI

Arceneaux, Michael

Summary: "Ever since Oprah Winfrey told the 2007 graduating class of Howard University, 'Don't be afraid,' Michael Arceneaux has been scared to death. You should never do the opposite of what Oprah instructs you to do, but when you don't have her pocket change, how can you not be terrified of the consequences of pursuing your dreams? Michael has never shied away from discussing his struggles with debt,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 ARC

Mitchell, Josh

Summary: Journalist Josh Mitchell explores the history of student loans and the current economic and social impact of student debt on the American economy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.3 MIT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.3 MIT

Schor, Juliet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339.47 SCH

Summary: Take a journey deep inside the American style of debt, where things seem fine as long as the minimum monthly payment arrives on time. Shocking and incisive, it paints a picture of a national nighmare, which is all too real for most.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAX
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF MAX

Shipler, David K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.569 SHI

Summary: "I.O.U.S.A. tells the story of America in debt. Faced with key deficits in budget, savings, trade and leadership, increased foreign competition and ballooning financial obligations, the federal government is critically overextended. With the economy already in shambles, 78 million baby boomers are now expecting retirement benefits from their indebted federal government. Weaving together...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I.O.U.

Scurlock, James D.

Summary: Foreclosures are hitting record highs; Americans are declaring bankruptcy at rates ten times that during the Great Depression; more college students drop out because of debts than poor grades; reports of debtor suicides proliferate. In other words, it's a great time to be in the banking business. Documentary filmmaker Scurlock takes us on a road trip around a country populated by debt pirates,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.7 SCU

Collinge, Alan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.3 COL

Siegel, Lee

Summary: "A young boy's awakening to the conflict between innate gifts and social class is at the center of this searing memoir about the unforgiving sovereignty of money. Hoping to make a killing in New Jersey real estate, the author's father, Monroe Siegel, takes a draw from his employer against unearned commission. When the recession hits in the 1970s, Monroe finds himself owing a small fortune to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SIEGEL, LEE SIE

Summary: Student loans. Medical bills. Mortgages. The national deficit. Debt touches so many parts of American life, from the individual citizen to the United States as a whole. A complex issue, debt can be alternately beneficial, such as when building credit, or it can do irreparable damage to a person's credit score, housing prospects, lifestyle, and more. The articles collected in this volume trace...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Magazine, Call number: NY Times Headlines 332.7 Personal 2020

Summary: Zeitgeist: A highly controversial documentary in three parts. The first part dissects the origins of Christianity, the second gives an overview of numerous questionable aspects of 9/11 and the third explores the Federal Reserve Bank and its ability to control the economy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: G.M.P. LLC 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ZEI

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL

Shoop, Robert L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Russell Dean and Company 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 798.4 SHO

Favreau, Marc

Summary: "Marc Favreau documents the Great Depression--a time when Americans from all walks of life fell victim to poverty, insecurity, and fear--and tells the incredible story of how they survived and, ultimately, thrived. This is the story of the Great Depression in the United States, from the sweeping consequences of the market collapse to the more personal stories of individuals and communities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.91 FAV

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KRU

Summary: "THE RELUCTANT RADICAL is an intimate portrait of climate activist Ken Ward. Ken breaks the law as a last resort and with great trepidation, to fulfill what he sees as his personal obligation to future generations. The film follows Ken through a series of civil disobedience direct actions, culminating with his participation in the coordinated action that shut down all the U.S. tar sands oil...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC REL

Giles, Robert H.

Summary: When Truth Mattered is an account of a young editor and his staff painstakingly pursuing the truth of the Kent State shootings on May 4, 1970, a tragedy that has haunted the nation for 50 years and significantly changed the debate about the Vietnam War. The heart-pounding story captures the flash of National Guard rifles, the bloody aftermath of four students killed and nine wounded, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 378.771 GIL

Graham, Felicia

Summary: Flat track roller derby is one of the country's fastest growing sports. What started as a single league in Austin, Texas, a couple of decades ago has grown into an international phenomenon, with nearly two thousand leagues around the world. Rollergirls captures the spirit of the game, which is poised to become an Olympic sport, and highlights the women who have become known as the godmothers of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trinity University Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.21 GRA

Chace, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ACH

Deb, Sopan

Summary: Deb's experiences as one of the few minorities covering the Trump campaign, and subsequently as a stand-up comedian, propelled him on a dramatic journey to India to see his father and bridge the emotional distance separating him from those whose DNA he shared.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DEB, SOPAN DEB

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