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Barbara Garson
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BARBARA GARSON is the author of three books: All the Livelong Day: The Meaning and Demeaning of Routine Work, The Electronic Sweatshop: How Computers are Transforming the Office of the Future, and, most recently Money Makes The World Go Around: One Investor Tracks her Cash Through the Global Economy. She has also written several plays, including Mac Bird! and the OBIE award-winning The Dinosaur Door, and her work has appeared in Harper's, The New York Times, Newsweek, and The Nation.

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Down the Up Escalator
How the 99 Percent Live
Written by Barbara Garson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $15.95

One of our most incisive and committed journalists—author of the classic All the Livelong Day—shows us the real human cost of our economic follies.

The Great Recession has thrown huge economic challenges at almost all Americans save the super-affluent few, and we are only now beginning to reckon up the human... Read more >
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Down the Up Escalator
How the 99 Percent Live in the Great Recession
Written by Barbara Garson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $11.99

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