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Evicted

Poverty and Profit in the American City

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ISBN: 9780553447453
format: Trade paperback
pages: 448
publisher: Crown
pub. date: 2017-02-28

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WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION 

In Evicted, Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Hailed as "wrenching and revelatory" (The Nation), "vivid and unsettling" (New York Review of Books), Evicted transforms our understanding of poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving one of 21st-century America's most devastating problems. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION WINNER OF THE PEN/JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH AWARD FOR NONFICTION | WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION | FINALIST FOR THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE | WINNER OF THE 2017 HILLMAN PRIZE FOR BOOK JOURNALISM | WINNER OF THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE HEARTLAND PRIZE

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The New York Times Book Review o The Boston Globe o  The Washington Post o NPR o Entertainment Weekly o The New Yorker o Bloomberg o  Esquire o Buzzfeed o Fortune o San Francisco Chronicle o Milwaukee Journal Sentinel o St. Louis Post-Dispatch o  Politico o  The Week o Bookpage o Kirkus Reviews o  Amazon  Barnes and Noble Review  Apple  Library Journal Chicago Public Library o Publishers Weekly o Booklist o Shelf Awareness

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