Without A Net
Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America : My StoryBook - 2005
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 leftthe backseat of a Subaru station wagon. Without a Netis one womans true story of scraping the bottom of the American Dreamsleeping 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
Branch Call Number: 306.8743 K384a 2005
Characteristics: 212 p. ; 22 cm