Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2016
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Summary: "When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018
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Summary: "A groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility. It's the American dream: get a good education, work hard, buy a house, and achieve prosperity and success. This is the America we believe in--a nation of opportunity, constrained only by ability and effort. But during the...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2015
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.513 Putnam
Summary: In 1926, during the Prohibition, Joe Coughlin defies his strict law-and-order upbringing by climbing a ladder of organized crime that takes him from Boston to Cuba where he encounters a dangerous cast of characters who are all fighting for their piece of the American dream.
Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Lehane
Summary: Rufus identifies a rather striking social trend: many people are stuck in the wrong relationship, career, or town, or just with bad habits they can't seem to quit. Many even say they want to change, but face a complex network of causes for immobilization.
Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2008
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.109 Ruf
Summary: A timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem involving newly engaged nineteen-year- old Tish and her fiance Fonny who have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019
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Contents: American dream.--Got it made.--Name of love.--Don't say goodbye.--This old house.--Nighttime for the generals.--Shadowland.--Drivin' thunder.--Clear blue skies.--That girl.--Compass.--Soldiers of peace.--Feel your love.--Night song.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Recording Corp. 1988
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Contents: If you see something, say something -- Ignoring our problems -- Ignoring our history -- Up in the air -- Help wanted -- Homework x 2 = the American dream -- Average is over -- This is our due -- The war on math (and the future) -- The war on physics and on other good things -- The terrible twos -- The war between the parties -- Show me the money -- Devaluation -- They just didn't get the word...
Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011