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$2.00 a day

Kathryn Edin

$2.00 a day

living on almost nothing in America

by Kathryn Edin

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor,
  • Social conditions,
  • Poverty,
  • Income distribution

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-199) and index.

    Other titlesTwo dollars a day
    StatementKathryn J. Edin, H. Luke Shaefer
    ContributionsShaefer, H. Luke, author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 E343 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 210 pages
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27190588M
    ISBN 100544303180
    ISBN 109780544303188
    LC Control Number2015004337
    OCLC/WorldCa898052725

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