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Books pubblicati nella collana Vintage Books Paperback con argomento Working Class

In the Pond

In the Pond

Jin Ha 
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback) , 2000

National Book Award-winner Ha Jin's arresting debut novel ,  In the Pond, is a darkly funny portrait of an amateur calligrapher who wields his delicate artist's brush as a weapon against the powerful party bureaucrats who rule his provincial Chinese town.Shao Bin is a downtrodden worker at the Harvest Fertilizer Plant...

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€ 13,40
All over but the Shoutin'

All over but the Shoutin'

Bragg Rick 
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback)

A New York Times Notable Book of the YearThis haunting, harrowing, gloriously moving recollection of a life on the American margin is the story of Rick Bragg, who grew up dirt-poor in northeastern Alabama, seemingly destined for either the cotton mills or the penitentiary, and instead became a Pulitzer Prize-winning...

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€ 14,30
Ava's Man

Ava's Man

Bragg Rick 
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback)

With the same emotional generosity and effortlessly compelling storytelling that made All Over But the Shoutin' a national bestseller, Rick Bragg continues his personal history of the Deep South. This time he's writing about his grandfather Charlie Bundrum, a man who died before Bragg was born but left an indelible...

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€ 15,20
The Working Poor

The Working Poor

Shipler David K. 
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback)

“Nobody who works hard should be poor in America,” writes Pulitzer Prize winner David Shipler. Clear-headed, rigorous, and compassionate, he journeys deeply into the lives of individual store clerks and factory workers, farm laborers and sweat-shop seamstresses, illegal immigrants in menial jobs and Americans saddled...

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€ 16,10
Last Orders

Last Orders

Swift Graham 
edizioni Vintage Books collana Vintage Books (Paperback)

Four men gather in a London pub. They have taken it upon themselves to carry out the last orders of Jack Dodds, master butcher, and deliver his ashes to the sea. As they drive towards the fulfillment of their mission, their errand becomes an extraordinary journey into their collective and individual pasts. Braiding...

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€ 15,20