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Waste: One Woman's Fight Against America's Dirty Secret

Flowers, Catherine Coleman
The MacArthur grant-winning environmental justice activist's riveting memoir of a life fighting for a cleaner future for America's most vulnerable, with a new afterword from the author"To Flowers, the neglect of the sanitation problem in Lowndes County is as obvious an environmental injustice as the contamination of drinking water in Flint, Michigan."-The New Yorker

Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression

Terkel, Studs
Capturing the Depression in all its complexity, this work assembles a mosaic of memories as told by those who faced destitution, as well as those who stayed rich.