Recommended by a friend, a great book to help understand parents and folk from the generation of my parents. Read morePublished 29 days 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 7 months ago by Social Media Convert
I read this book when it first was published in hardback nine years ago. It was then a great joy for me to read because Lubrano's experience as a college student coming from an... Read morePublished 8 months ago by G. Charles Steiner
Excellent book with many "aha" moments. Highly recommend...it will change you, and help you understand yourself, your family, and those around you...Published 11 months ago by gwen shultz
The work was anecdotal and I would have preferred to read a researched work.
I did not think the divisions of class the author chose were accurate.
Thank you, Alfred Lubrano for writing such a wonderfully insightful book! As a fellow "Straddler", I deeply appreciate the manner in which you captured the sometimes insidious... Read morePublished 14 months ago by MML
For years I have struggled with the duality of being blue-collar-born in the white-collar world of academia. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Lara Schmidt
I have owned and read this book in the past. I loaned my original copy to a friend and never saw it again. So I purchased two more of them, one for myself, one for my niece. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Mike
This is a very insightful book about our supposedly classless society here in the USA. This is extremely fascinating and has allowed me to view situations in an entirely different... Read morePublished on August 13, 2012 by Andy