Without A Net

Without A Net

Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America : My Story

Book - 2005
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At twenty-four, Michelle Kennedy was an ex-college student, an ex-U.S. Senate intern, an ex- wife, and an ex-member of the middle class. Faced with an untenable home situation, Michelle and her three small children retreated to the only refuge they had left—the backseat of a Subaru station wagon. Without a Netis one woman’s true story of scraping the bottom of the American Dream—sleeping in parking lots, showering at campgrounds, and cooking ramen noodles over a public grill for dinner, all while taking care of three kids and working a full-time job. With humor and honesty, Michelle Kennedy describes how a few bad choices can push even a smart, educated woman and loving mother below the poverty line. And how, using her wits, a little luck, and a lot of courage and determination, she survived disaster to create a new home for her family.
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2005
ISBN: 9780670033669
0670033669
Branch Call Number: 306.8743 K384a 2005
Characteristics: 212 p. ; 22 cm

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keriellen2 Oct 09, 2012

Wonderful heartfelt book that I finished in one day. It was that good.

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