- Series: A Pelican book
- Unknown Binding: 221 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books (1988)
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00072A2AE
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
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|Unknown Binding, 1988||
Harrington's classic account of an isolated and self-perpetuating underclass was originally published in 1962.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
“An excellent book—and a most important one.” –The New Yorker
“Mike Harrington has made more Americans more uncomfortable for more good reasons than any other person I know. For most people, that would be achievement enough. But for Mike it was only the beginning—because the more he saw that was wrong with America, the harder he fought to make it right.” –Senator Edward Kennedy
The Other America is a “scream of rage, a call to conscience.” –The New York Times Book Review --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
A very moving account of poverty in America, written in the early '60's but sadly still relevant in 2015.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent, well-supported insights that are still very applicable today, fifty years after the books was first released.Published 3 months ago by Hassan
This is a non-fiction work published in the early 1960's. It is still important, relevant reading today because fifty years on, America has a long way to go to strengthen its... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael Tzipori
Son's textbook, exactly what was needed. Sorry for the delay in posting.Published 8 months ago by Keith Owens
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 10 months 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 12 months ago by Benjamin