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Bootstrapped : liberating ourselves from the American Dream  Cover Image Book Book

Bootstrapped : liberating ourselves from the American Dream / Alissa Quart.

Quart, Alissa, (author.).


Examines the American obsession with self-reliance and how it has led to inequality, self-blame, and shifted the responsibility for survival onto the backs of ordinary people.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063028005
  • ISBN: 006302800X
  • Physical Description: xii, 276 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-261) and index.
Subject: Self-reliance > History and criticism.
Income distribution > History and criticism.
American Dream.
Social classes.
American Dream > History and criticism.

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 1 current hold with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 305.5 QUART 2023 (Text) 0001012513843 Nonfiction New Checked out 06/07/2023

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