Harrison Village Library Catalog

Kristof, Nicholas D., 1959-

Tightrope : Americans reaching for hope / Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. - First edition. - 304 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-293) and index.

The kids on the number 6 school bus -- "We're no. 61!" -- When jobs disappear -- American aristocracy -- How America went astray -- Drug dealers in lab coats -- Losing the war on drugs -- Up by the bootstraps -- Deaths of despair -- Interventions that work -- Universal health care: one day, one town -- Homeless in a rich nation -- The escape artists -- A shot in the face -- God save the family -- The marriage of true minds -- We eat our young -- Raising troubled kids -- Creating more escape artists -- America regained.

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