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Laskas, Jeanne Marie

Summary: "Character-driven stories about the people who make our lives run every day--and yet we barely think of them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.5 LAS

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit #1-921 VANCE, J.D. Vance
Call number: Book Club Kit #2-921 VANCE, J.D. Vance

Summary: Over the course of several hours, the sprawling story tracks the everyday triumphs and travails of the young toolmaker Jochen and many of the people populating his world, including the woman he loves, his eccentric nuclear family, and his fellow workers, with whom he bands together to improve conditions on the factory floor. The film rates as a true discovery, one of Fassbinder's earliest and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV EIG

Summary: "Explores the visual history of American labor through portraiture by major American artists"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 SWE

Laskas, Jeanne Marie

Summary: Looks at the remarkable men and women whose low-profile accomplishments contribute to the running of the nation, from coal miners and oil rig workers to migrant laborers and air traffic controllers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.562 LAS

Summary: In this landmark living history series, a Victorian tenement in the heart of London's East End has been painstakingly brought back to life. Host Michael Mosley joins a group of 21st century families as they move in and experience the tough living and working conditions of the Victorian poor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VIC

Land, Stephanie

15 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet, took classes online to earn a college degree. And she wrote relentlessly: true stories of overworked and underpaid Americans; of living on food stamps and WIC coupons. Here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LAN

Derks, Scott.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grey House Publishing 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: R 305.5 DER

Vance, J. D.

2 holds on 9 copies

Summary: Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 VAN

Vance, J. D.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B ELE

Vance, J. D.

Summary: From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis--that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Ingemar is a working-class 12-year old boy who is sent to live with his uncle after his mother falls ill. There, he takes refuge from his troubles with the help of the town's warmhearted eccentrics. A bittersweet evocation of the struggles and joys of childhood and the pains of coming-of-age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MY

Derks, Scott.

Contents: v. 1. The working class -- v. 2. The middle class -- v. 3. The upper class -- v. 4. Their children -- v. 5. Americans at war -- v. 6. Women at work -- v. 7. Social Movements -- v. 9. From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War -- v. 10. Sports & recreation

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grey House Pub. 2000

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3 available in Reference, Call number: R 305.5 DER

Summary: A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 2009

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E Zézi gruppo operaio di Pomigliano

Contents: A cammera e cunziglio -- Vesuvio -- Piazza Dante -- Peppeniello -- Pummarola black -- N'adda fa bene -- O munaciello -- A Ferriera -- Capipallisti -- Posa e sorde.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyrichord Discs 1994

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN E ZE

Mills, Magnus.

Summary: When sloth and alcohol lead to a horribly botched job, two fence builders named Tam and Richie flee their native Scotland to England, where all hell quickly breaks loose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Olsen, Tillie.

Summary: A collection of works, both fictional and non-fictional, gathered together here for the first time --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of Nebraska Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 OLS

Warren, Elizabeth

Summary: Senator Elizabeth Warren presents an account of how the US built history's strongest middle class, a scathing indictment of the thirty-five years spent undermining it, and a rousing call to action.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.5 WAR

Summary: Season Eighteen was a historic one; the last before the Simpsons movie, the season-finale 400th episode, 24 Minutes, Treehouse of Horror XVII with the sepia-tone classic "The Day the Earth Stood Stupid" and much much more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SIM

Hoffman, Dustin M.

Summary: "Set in the Midwest, One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist tells the stories of everyday, blue-collar workers with dark humor and a gritty, experimental style, revealing the absurdity of the daily grind and its crushing reality" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOF

Russo, Richard

Summary: Miles Roby, the heir to a ruined Maine logging and paper mill empire, tries to hold his family together and provide for his parents. A profound novel about the social condition of man as seen through the multi-generational trials of a great American family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RUS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUS

Vance, J. D.

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 VANCE, J.D. VAN

Summary: An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering layabout. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LIF

Summary: Details the gritty rural lives and loves of Tommo and Charlie -- two young brothers -- and their poor Devonshire family from 1909 until 1916, when the outbreak of war destroys their country idyll. Both join up (one under age) leaving behind the beautiful Molly who is the love of both their lives. The young men survive gas attacks, shelling, German troops and the appalling deaths of their close...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2015

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PRI