1 edition of Janesville found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127).
|Statement||Den Adler and Judith Adler|
|Series||Postcard history series|
|LC Classifications||F589.J2 A35 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||127 p. :|
|Number of Pages||127|
|LC Control Number||2010925650|
Even a place like Janesville, with a population of ab, has class divide, and it became more pronounced over the five years of the story that I tell in this book. Janesville can be positioned as an intricate ethnography about the impact that the US economic recession had on the auto industry in midwestern American towns, providing in-depth and personal details about the people of Janesville that were affected by the recession and the closure of the GM plant. This book puts in perspective the idea that.
More about Janesville» Buy the Book. Recognition. Named Book of the Year by the Financial Times and McKinsey & Company.. Winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize for narrative nonfiction. Read More. Amy Goldstein has been a staff writer for three decades at The Washington Post, where much of her work has focused on social policy. Among her. Earthsong BooksandGifts, Janesville, Wisconsin. K likes. Earthsong is dedicated to providing an environment that cultivates self-awareness. We are a resource center that strives to unify our /5(40).
About the Author. Journalist Amy Goldstein of The Washington Post is a Pulitzer Prize winner and a former fellow at Harvard University and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced immersed herself in the affairs of Janesville, Wisconsin, for five years prior to writing this book, which was listed among ’s best books of the year by the Financial Times, The New York Times, The 9/10(). Janesville - The Rock, Janesville, Wisconsin. 1, likes talking about this. The Rock is a new source for local news in Janesville. We cover what the others don't.3/5.
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“A superb feat of reportage, Janesville combines a heart-rending account of the implications of the closing on GM workers and their families with a sobering analysis of the response of the public and private sectors. The book is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the economy of the Rust Belt — and its implications for America’s once-proud middle class.”Cited by: Janesville: An American Story by Amy Goldstein has won many accolades, including Notable Books in from the New York Times Book Review and the McKinsey Business Book of the Year.
Goldstein presents the story of a town and its people coping with the closing of the GM factory and how the town and families worked to reinvent themselves/5(). Janesville is a town like countless others, and this book offers a useful cautionary tale for public officials, sociologists, economists, and engaged citizens alike.” — The Boston Globe “ Janesville is as relevant to the moment as a breaking news ed on: Janu Janesville is a town like countless others, and this book offers a useful cautionary tale for public officials, sociologists, economists, and engaged citizens alike.” — The Boston Globe “ Janesville is as relevant to the moment as a breaking news by: Janesville is a town like countless others, and this book offers a useful cautionary tale for public officials, sociologists, economists, and engaged citizens alike.” — The Boston Globe “ Janesville is as relevant to the moment as a breaking news bulletin.4/4(3).
Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States.
What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis” (Jennifer Senior, The New York Times)/5(43). Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States. What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling.
Book Summary A Washington Post reporter's intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors' assembly plant in Janesville, Wisconsin - Paul Ryan's hometown - and a larger story of the hollowing of the American middle class.
Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter Amy Goldstein spent years immersed in Janesville, Wisconsin, where the nation’s oldest operating General Motors assembly plant shut down in the midst of the Great Recession. A family-owned, independent book store serving Janesville, Wisconsin and the surrounding area since Special orders available in business days.
Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States. What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis” (Jennifer /5(9). JANESVILLE An American Story By Amy Goldstein pages. Simon & Schuster. $ Over the course of his career, Paul D.
Ryan, the House speaker, has been described as. Here are my book club notes (with an emphasis on the economic aspects of the book): Janesville: An American Story Amy Goldstein Overall I thought this was an enjoyable piece of narrative journalism marred occasionally by excessive sentimentality.
It depicts the life of the town of Janesville Wisconsin in the 5 years after its largest employer /5(). favorite this post May 25 (3) Cook Books in Great Condition $40 pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. favorite this post May 24 Dog book $5 (Janesville) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting.
$ favorite this post May 17 27 NANCY DREW Mysteries -- Yellow Cover $18 (Whitewater) pic hide this posting restore Location: la salle co. Janesville: An American Story is a non-fiction book written by Amy Goldstein and published by Simon & Schuster in It covers the city of Janesville, Wisconsin, and follows the stories of several of its working-class inhabitants from totracing what happens after the Janesville Assembly Plant shuts down.
Reception. It was named as a book of the year by The Economist, one of A Midwestern town struggles to survive in the aftermath of an economic disaster. Based on three years of probing interviews, Pulitzer Prize–winning Washington Post journalist Goldstein makes her literary debut with an engrossing investigation of Janesville, Wisconsin, where General Motors, the town’s major employer, closed its plant in Like Barbara Ehrenreich and George Packer.
All the books listed for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. Search for a book title or author Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Amy Goldstein spent years immersed in Janesville, Wisconsin, where the nation’s oldest operating General Motors assembly plant shut down in the midst of the Great Recession.
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Lookup People, Phone Numbers, Addresses & More in Janesville, WI. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. 'Janesville' Looks At A Factory Town After The Factory Shuts Down Washington Post reporter Amy Goldstein talks about her book Janesville: An.
Joshua Rothman reviews “Janesville,” a new nonfiction book by the reporter Amy Goldstein, which examines post-industrial decline in Wisconsin. Skip to main content NewsletterAuthor: Joshua Rothman.Janesville: An American Story published in by The Washington Post reporter Amy Goldstein details the hardships that befell a Wisconsin city of 63, people after General Motors (GM) halted production at the Janesville Assembly Plant on Decem Janesville book review: The human cost of the Great Recession.
Amy Goldstein frames her insightful new book, Janesville, as An American following the fortunes of a half-dozen families in Janesville, Wisconsin, Goldstein dramatizes the impact of the Great Recession of in the years following the closure of a large Chevrolet factory.
The recession officially ended in Junebut.