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Author Porter, Eduardo, author.

Title American poison : how racial hostility destroyed our promise / Eduardo Porter.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  305.8 PORTER    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.8009 PORTER    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.8009 POR    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  305.8 PORTER    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  305.8009 PORTER    Check Shelf
Edition First Edition.
Description 258 pages ; 22 cm
Note "This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [215]-245) and index.
Summary "A sweeping examination of how American racism has broken the country's social compact, eroded America's common goods, and damaged the lives of every American--and a heartfelt look at how these deep wounds might begin to heal"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents American Poison -- Welfare for Whites -- From Welfare to Prison -- The Black and the Brown -- The Suffering of White America -- Tearing Ourselves Apart -- The Future.
Subject Racism -- United States -- History.
Race awareness -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
Race awareness. (OCoLC)fst01086455
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Racism. (OCoLC)fst01086616
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Online version: Porter, Eduardo, American poison First Edition. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020. 9781524731588 (DLC) 2019030766
ISBN 9780451494887 (hardback)
0451494881 (hardback)
9781524731588 (ebook)
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