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In search of the American dream

In search of the American dream

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jane L. Scheiber and Robert C. Elliott.
SeriesA Meridian book
ContributionsScheiber, Jane L., Elliott, Robert C.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20772866M

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The Hoarding of the American Dream In a new book, a Brookings scholar argues that the upper-middle class has enriched itself and harmed economic mobility. Annie Lowrey. From Liberty to Magnolia: In Search of the American Dream vividly recounts the journey of an African-American woman from rural, segregated Mississippi through academia, corporate America, and is the story of how she triumphed even when, more often than not, the ugly realities of racism and sexism tried to deter : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.

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The American Dream is the belief that anyone, regardless of race, class, gender, or nationality, can be successful in America (read: rich) if they just work hard enough.

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DeParle connects the social dislocation and disorder that followed the Capleses north -- family breakdown, enduring poverty, lack of educational achievement -- to the exploitative and degrading plantation experience. And with this search through the past for a greater understanding of the present, ''American Dream'' begins to transcend journalism.

Justin March leads a boring life until he embarks on a quest to find out the identity of the elusive computer hacker known as the Judge. In the near future, Techclon, an American mega corporation, develops cheap wireless nodes making the Internet fast, access universal, and bandwidth abundant.

Techclon convinces the government to ban personal hard drives, forcing. Before looking at what the American Dream is today, we need to look at its roots.

Our Founding Fathers introduced the revolutionary idea that each person's desire to pursue their idea of happiness was not self-indulgence, but a necessary driver of a prosperous society.

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