Rachel and Her Children

Rachel and Her Children

Homeless Families in America

Book - 1988
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Random House, Inc.
"Extraordinarily affecting....A very important book....To read and remember the stories in this book, to take them to heart, is to be called as a witness."
There is no safety net for the millions of heartbroken refugees from the American Dream, scattered helplessly in any city you can name. RACHEL AND HER CHILDREN is an unforgettable record for humanity, of the desperate voices of the men, women, and especially children, and their hourly struggle for survival, homeless in America.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Baker & Taylor
Argues that homelessness is caused by the lack of low-cost housing, describes the experiences of the homeless, and explains why the current welfare system is inadequate and misdirected

Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c1988
ISBN: 9780517567302
Characteristics: ix, 261 p. ; 24 cm


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