From Publishers Weekly
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Although "class consciousness" was a phenomenon emphasized by Marxist theory, it need not entail Marxist commitments or conclusions. Read morePublished 21 days 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 4 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 4 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 6 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 8 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 8 months ago by AmberLS11
Recommended by a friend, a great book to help understand parents and folk from the generation of my parents. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Carol Sciannameo
This was an excellent read. It clearly outlines how the first generation professional struggles with fitting into a corporate environment that's filled with generations of white... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Social Media Convert