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Scratch Beginnings : Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream
by Adam W. Shepard


Overview - "DON'T believe the naysayers. The American Dream--the fable that says if you work hard and follow the rules, you'll make it--is alive and well."
-- New York Post

Adam W. Shepard's Scratch Beginnings is the fascinating and eye-opening account of the grand social experiment the author undertook in response to Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed.
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Overview
"DON'T believe the naysayers. The American Dream--the fable that says if you work hard and follow the rules, you'll make it--is alive and well."
--New York Post

Adam W. Shepard's Scratch Beginnings is the fascinating and eye-opening account of the grand social experiment the author undertook in response to Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed. Subtitled "Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream," Scratch Beginnings chronicles Shepard's successful efforts to raise himself up from self-imposed rock bottom in one year's time--a personal odyssey that is sure to inspire anyone who reads about it, instilling new faith in the solid principles on which our democracy was built.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780061714276
  • ISBN-10: 0061714275
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: February 2010
  • Page Count: 221
  • Dimensions: 8.02 x 5.28 x 0.61 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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