Abhi Yerra's Reviews > Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild
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really liked it
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This book both pissed me off and made me more sympathetic to the plight of the South. But the gist of it is that there is a loss of honor and white people in the south feel like they have to wait in line for the American Dream and that line is getting longer with the federal government there to help everyone but them. They believe the Obamas cut in line, that business should be fully trusted, and paradoxically they want to cut more from federal government while still benefiting from it.

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Reading Progress

July 10, 2017 – Shelved
July 10, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
July 10, 2017 – Shelved as: next
November 15, 2018 – Started Reading
February 14, 2019 – Finished Reading

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