Working Hard for the Money : America's Working Poor in Stories, Poems, and Photos

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Poetry. Fiction. Art. Subtitled "America's Working Poor in Stories, Poems, and Photos." Contributors to this volume come from all over the U.S., bringing to their writing diverse experiences involving community work or lived experience with social challenge. In her "Recipe for Wanda Coleman" contributor Coleman writes: "Take 18 years in the racist Los Angeles School System during the 50's-60's, add a thatch of hair that always goes back to Africa and a body that bursts all seams, stir in a tablespoon of allergic...
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Poetry. Fiction. Art. Subtitled "America's Working Poor in Stories, Poems, and Photos." Contributors to this volume come from all over the U.S., bringing to their writing diverse experiences involving community work or lived experience with social challenge. In her "Recipe for Wanda Coleman" contributor Coleman writes: "Take 18 years in the racist Los Angeles School System during the 50's-60's, add a thatch of hair that always goes back to Africa and a body that bursts all seams, stir in a tablespoon of allergic dermatitis, a pinch of honesty, a cup of chopped integrity and a half pint of Edgar Allen Poe." Contributors include Paul Allen, Mary E. Weems, Larry Smith, A.D. Winans, Victoria Rivas, and more.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780933087774
  • Publisher: Bottom Dog Press
  • Publication date: 9/19/2002
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Larry Smith
Larry Smith

SMITH Magazine founding editor Larry Smith has worked as an editor at Men's Journal, ESPN: The Magazine, and Might. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Popular Science, on Salon.com, and many other places. Larry lives in New York City

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