Broke, USA

From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc. - How the Working Poor Became Big Business

by Gary Rivlin

Hardcover, 358 pages, Harpercollins, List Price: $26.99 | purchase

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Broke, USA
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From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc. - How the Working Poor Became Big Business
Author
Gary Rivlin

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Delivers a shocking look at the under-reported poverty industry, which aims to mine the thin wallets of the country's poor through such ventures as subprime loans, pawn shops, check-cashing businesses, instant tax refunds, payday loans and more. By the author of Drive By. 40,000 first printing.