From the fabulous Bette A. Stevens
“DOG BONE SOUP, A Boomer’s Journey,” a fresh slice of The American Pie
“The other America, the America of poverty, is hidden today in a way that it never was before. Its millions are socially invisible to the rest of us.” — Michael Harrington
I’m often asked why I wrote a book about a poor kid growing up in America in a dysfunctional family in the 1950s and 60s.
As a retired teacher, I have a deep concern for kids living in poverty today—these children are often bullied and looked down upon by other kids and even by some adults, all because of the social status of their families. Poverty and prejudice appear linked…
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