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Am loving this book so far. I'm about halfway into it. It is helping me make a bit more sense of my past and how I made my decisions until now. Awareness is the first step!Published 24 days ago by ThinkingAboutIt
I suppose I'm something of a Straddler myself, growing up partly in a working-class family and partly with more middle-class relatives, and though I liked, and recognized, a lot of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Annie
Although "class consciousness" was a phenomenon emphasized by Marxist theory, it need not entail Marxist commitments or conclusions. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tom
great book: made me laugh, cry and think about being in limbo. kids today have no idea how we struggled to please both worlds.Published 8 months ago by christine wilson
This book so reminds me of my world. I grew up with a father who worked in the mines, one of ten children. loved this book.Published 9 months ago by Annette Kankelborg
Though a somewhat interesting read, didn't see where it helped with any real understanding of the issues involved in going from blue-collar to white-collar or vice-versa.Published 11 months ago by Mark Peevey
The author was the first member of his family to go to college and cross over to middle class life. This book enumerates the differences between working class values and mores, and... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Walt
Every so often I read a book or hear a song or watch a show that makes me stop and think. In the case of Limbo: Blue-Collar Roots, White-Collar Dreams, it made me freak out a bit. Read morePublished 13 months ago by AmberLS11