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Deaf in DC: A Memoir (Gallaudet New Deaf Lives)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at March 14, 2018
Deaf in DC: A Memoir (Gallaudet New Deaf Lives)

Deaf in DC: A Memoir (Gallaudet New Deaf Lives) by Madan Vasishta
English | December 31st, 2010 | ASIN: B06Y29J1H4, ISBN: 1563684810 | 219 Pages | EPUB | 3.33 MB

In his first memoir, Madan Vasishta described being a deaf boy in his homeland India, where “deaf” meant someone who is not human. After rising from herding cattle to being a respected photographer in Delhi, his first memoir concluded with his acceptance at Gallaudet College far away in America. Vasishta’s new memoir begins with his arrival in Washington, DC in 1967 with $40.00 in his pocket and very little knowledge of the new worlds he was entering.

Twenty Years of Life: Why the Poor Die Earlier and How to Challenge Inequity  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at April 19, 2018
Twenty Years of Life: Why the Poor Die Earlier and How to Challenge Inequity

Twenty Years of Life: Why the Poor Die Earlier and How to Challenge Inequity by Suzanne Bohan
English | April 19th, 2018 | ASIN: B07BV1R9LK, ISBN: 1610918010 | 264 Pages | EPUB | 1.63 MB

In Twenty Years of Life, Suzanne Bohan exposes the disturbing flip side of the American dream: your health is largely determined by your zip code. The strain of living in a poor neighborhood, with sub-par schools, lack of parks, fear of violence, few to no healthy food options, and the stress of unpaid bills is literally taking years off people’s lives. The difference in life expectancy between wealthy and distressed neighborhoods can be as much as twenty years.
Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever [Audiobook]

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written [Audiobook] by Doris Kearns Goodwin
English | October 18th, 2016 | ASIN: B01LXO6E74 | MP3@64 kbps | 17 hrs 2 mins | 468.90 MB
Narrator: Gabra Zackman, Jim Frangione

Doris Kearns Goodwin's classic life of Lyndon Johnson, who presided over the Great Society, the Vietnam War, and other defining moments in the tumultuous 1960s, is a monument in political biography. From the moment the author, then a young woman from Harvard, first encountered President Johnson at a White House dance in the spring of 1967, she became fascinated by the man - his character, his enormous energy and drive, and his manner of wielding these gifts in an endless pursuit of power.
Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream [Audiobook]

Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream [Audiobook] by Sara Goldrick-Rab
English | April 18th, 2017 | ASIN: B06Y18K5V8, ISBN: 151596793X | MP3@64 kbps | 9 hrs 46 mins | 269.14 MB
Narrator: Vanessa Daniels

If you are a young person, and you work hard enough, you can get a college degree and set yourself on the path to a good life, right?

Sowing the American Dream: How Consumer Culture Took Root in the Rural Midwest  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at March 14, 2018
Sowing the American Dream: How Consumer Culture Took Root in the Rural Midwest

David Blanke, "Sowing the American Dream: How Consumer Culture Took Root in the Rural Midwest"
2000 | pages: 299 | ISBN: 0821413473 | PDF | 0,9 mb
The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream [Audiobook]

The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream [Audiobook] by Bryan Mealer
English | February 6th, 2018 | ASIN: B078SFYZBJ | MP3@64 kbps | 9 hrs 36 mins | 264.46 MB
Narrator: Bryan Mealer

A brilliant audiobook saga of family, fortune, and faith in Texas, where blood is bond and oil is king….

The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Feb. 6, 2018
The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream

Bryan Mealer, "The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream"
ISBN: 1250058910 | 2018 | EPUB | 384 pages | 4 MB

BBC - Miriam's Big American Adventure: Series 1 (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Jan. 25, 2018
BBC - Miriam's Big American Adventure: Series 1 (2018)

BBC - Miriam's Big American Adventure: Series 1 (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2872 Kbps | 3x~58min | 3.69 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Miriam Margolyes embarks on an epic road trip through the heartlands of Middle America with her unique mix of charm, cheek and curiosity. Miriam is travelling almost a thousand miles from Chicago to New Orleans, and along the way she meets the people whose voices and votes are reshaping the nation.

Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by insetes at Dec. 22, 2017
Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream (Repost)

Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream By Barbara Ehrenreich
2006 | 256 Pages | ISBN: 0805081240 , 0805076069 | PDF | 2 MB

Is the American Dream Killing You [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Dec. 20, 2017
Is the American Dream Killing You [Repost]

Is the American Dream Killing You?: How "The Market" Rules Our Lives by Paul Stiles
English | 1 Oct. 2005 | ISBN: 0060593784 | 319 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

An impassioned argument about the pervasive consequences of an unrestrained free market on the mental, physical, and spiritual health of everyday people explains how market-driven aspects of society may be negatively influencing virtually every element of American life. 25,000 first printing.