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Lives on the Line: American Families and the Struggle to Make Ends Meet
In Lives on the Line, Martha Shirk, Neil G. Bennett, and J. Lawrence Aber meld affecting personal profiles with sophisticated demographic analysis to create a vivid portrait of what life is like for more than 14 million American children growing up below the poverty line.In personal profiles of ten families across the nation, from a Pacific Islander family in Hawaii to a h ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published September 2nd 1999 by Basic Books
(first published July 1st 1999)
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