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The Disposable American:  Layoffs and Their Consequences by  Louis Uchitelle - Signed First Edition - 2006 - from Twin City Antiquarian Books and

The Disposable American: Layoffs and Their Consequences

by Uchitelle, Louis

Condition: Fine/Fine

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Inscribed by author on half-title.; WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Blue boards with small foil dec., grey spine with foil titles, xi, 283, [3] pp, notes, index. Inscription signed by author is dated in year of publication. DJ in Brodart archival cover. " eye-opening account of layoffs in America--their questionable necessity, their overuse, and their devastating imact on individuals at all income levels." Shipping weight 2 lbs.. First Edition. . Fine/Fine. 24 X 16½ cm.

Louis Uchitelle worked as a reporter, editor, and foreign correspondent for the Associated Press until he joined The New York Times in 1980 as a business editor; he has written about economics for the Times since 1987 and was designated Senior Writer in 1994, joining a select group honored for achievement. In the early 1990s his reporting on the former Soviet Union's plunge into capitalism earned him a Pulitzer nomination, and he shared a George Polk award as lead writer on the seven-part Times series, "The Downsizing of America," in 1996. He taught feature writing at Columbia University and has been a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation.


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