Chasing the American Dream

Chasing the American Dream

Understanding What Shapes Our Fortunes

Book - 2014
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"The United States has been epitomized as a land of opportunity, where hard work and skill can bring personal success and economic well-being. The American Dream has captured the imagination of people from all walks of life, and to many, it represents the heart and soul of the country. But there is another, darker side to the bargain that America strikes with its people -- it is the price we pay for our individual pursuit of the American Dream. That price can be found in the economic hardship present in the lives of millions of Americans."--Inside front jacket.
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780195377910
Characteristics: 226 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm


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