This should be required reading for every American. It is even more relevant now than when it was written. A deeply beautiful and profoundly compassionate book. Read morePublished 6 days ago by M. lewis
This is a must read, and sadly, an issue that has NOT been resolved yet in American society. It breaks my heart to be reading about poverty in the 50s and realizing that the same... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Benjamin
this is a fascinating work which illustrates the poverty in this nation. The book is very informative, and sheds much light on the invisible America. Read morePublished 2 months ago by David Bouchard
I purchased this book expecting a contemporary perspective on poverty and was surprised upon receiving it to see that Michael Harrington authored it in the 60's. Read morePublished 5 months ago by davidnaff
The additional information about the seventies and eighties was helpful.
The edition was in great shape-almost new! Thank you very much.
Harrington's words and archetypes of fifty years ago hold true today. You only have to change the dollars and sense and a new reader would think that the descriptions were of... Read morePublished 9 months ago by D. Thompson
One hundred years from now people attempting to understand what happened to this county called America, will be going to the libraries of the future and looking for "The Other... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Edison
Actually read this book the first time 50 years ago when it came out. Reading it this time, it has caused me to see how much no longer applies, how much has changed for both good... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jim Altfeld