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The Resource Janesville : an American story, Amy Goldstein

Janesville : an American story, Amy Goldstein

Label
Janesville : an American story
Title
Janesville
Title remainder
an American story
Statement of responsibility
Amy Goldstein
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A Washington Post reporter's intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors' assembly plant in Janesville, Wisconsin--Paul Ryan's hometown--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 factory stills--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 winner Amy Goldstein has spent years immersed in Janesville, Wisconsin where the nation's oldest operating General Motors plant shut down in the midst of the Great Recession, two days before Christmas of 2008. Now, with intelligence, sympathy, and insight into what connects and divides people in an era of economic upheaval, she makes one of America's biggest political issues human. 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. For this is not just a Janesville story or a Midwestern story. It's an American story"--
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, 2018.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563741
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldstein, Amy
Dewey number
330.9775/87
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • General Motors Corporation
  • Janesville (Wis.)
  • Automobile industry and trade
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Labor & Industrial Relations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Rural
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American story
Label
Janesville : an American story, Amy Goldstein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967580235
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 351 pages
Isbn
9781501102233
Lccn
2016056605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)967580235
Label
Janesville : an American story, Amy Goldstein
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967580235
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 351 pages
Isbn
9781501102233
Lccn
2016056605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)967580235

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