ISBN-10: 014312255X

ISBN-13: 9780143122555

Poignant real tales of resilience, choice, and the quest for fulfillment

encouraged through Studs Terkel's Working and via James Agee and Walker Evans' Let Us Now compliment recognized Men, DW Gibson units off on a trip around the usa to interview american citizens who've misplaced their jobs. this is the loan dealer who arrived at paintings to discover the door to his workplace development padlocked, the human assets govt who laid off a pair hundred humans prior to being laid off herself, the husband who was once laid off weeks after his spouse discovered she used to be pregnant, the spouse who was once compelled to put off her husband.

In telling the tales of people that will be our buddies, our buddies, our relatives, Not Workingholds up a reflect to our instances, exhibiting us the contributors in the back of the unemployment statistics—their fears and hopes—and providing a map for navigating our altering economic system. With a unprecedented mixture of pathos, anger, team spirit, and humor, it brings clarity—and humanity—to the nationwide conversation.

for info concerning the significant other documentary film, Not operating: the heart beat of the nice Recession, please stopover at ffh.films.com/title/55494.

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