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Rachel and her children : [electronic resource] homeless families in America / Jonathan Kozol.

By: Kozol, Jonathan.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 1988Edition: 1st ed.Description: ix, 261 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 051756730X :; 9780517567302.Subject(s): Homeless persons -- United States | Poor -- United States | Sans-abri | Pauvres | Armoede | Thuislozen | Interviews (vorm)DDC classification: 362.5/0973 Other classification: 79.21 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library Also issued online.
Contents:
Ordinary people -- Overview : a captive state -- pt. 1. Christmas at the Martinique Hotel -- 1. A mood or resignation -- 2. Grieving for a lost home -- 3. Three generations -- 4. Rachel and her children -- 5. The big street -- pt. 2. Failure to thrive -- 1. Concealment -- 2. Stereotypes -- 3. The penalties of failure -- 4. The road to Potter's Field -- 5. Distancing ourselves from pain and tears -- 6. About prayer -- pt. 3. The natural results -- 1. Seasonal concerns -- 2. The long march -- 3. Untouchables -- 4. One childhood : no second chance -- Epilogue : economies of scale.
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Bibliography: p. 249-252.

Ordinary people -- Overview : a captive state -- pt. 1. Christmas at the Martinique Hotel -- 1. A mood or resignation -- 2. Grieving for a lost home -- 3. Three generations -- 4. Rachel and her children -- 5. The big street -- pt. 2. Failure to thrive -- 1. Concealment -- 2. Stereotypes -- 3. The penalties of failure -- 4. The road to Potter's Field -- 5. Distancing ourselves from pain and tears -- 6. About prayer -- pt. 3. The natural results -- 1. Seasonal concerns -- 2. The long march -- 3. Untouchables -- 4. One childhood : no second chance -- Epilogue : economies of scale.

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