Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond

422 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

nonfiction politics sociology emotional informative sad medium-paced


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE - NAMED ONE OF TIME'S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE - One of the most acclaimed books of our time, this modern classic "has set a new standard for reporting on poverty" (Barbara Eh...

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