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I cannot fully express how disappointed I am in this book. I opened it to the table of contents and thought, "Huh, what an odd font. Were they trying to be fancy? Read morePublished 5 days ago by S. Hill
An amazing work. I am startled by how compelling and cathartic I found it. It was in many ways the first time I found some language to my experience. Many thanks Paisano.Published 8 days ago by megan defranza
i enjoyed learning more about the issue of people raised in a blue collar environment and understanding
the challenges they may have
in the white collar... Read more
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 6 months 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 7 months ago by Annie
Although "class consciousness" was a phenomenon emphasized by Marxist theory, it need not entail Marxist commitments or conclusions. Read morePublished 10 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 14 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 14 months ago by Annette Kankelborg