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Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year800 CEO READ Business Book of the YearA New York Times Notable BookA Washington Post Notable BookAn NPR Best Book of 2017A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2017An Economist Best Book of 2017A Business Insider Best Book of 2017A gripping story of psychological defeat and resilience Bob Woodward The Washington Postan intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors assembly plant in Janesville Wisconsin and a larger story of the hollowing of the American middle classThis is the story of what happens to an industrial town in the American heartland when its main factory shuts downbut its not the familiar tale Most observers record the immediate shock of vanished jobs but few stay around long enough to notice what happens next when a community with a can do spirit tries to pick itself up Pulitzer Prizewinning reporter Amy Goldstein spent years immersed in Janesville Wisconsin where the nations oldest operating General Motors assembly plant shut down in the midst of the Great Recession Now with intelligence sympathy and insight into what connects and divides people in an era of economic upheaval Goldstein shows the consequences of one of Americas biggest political issues Her reporting takes the reader deep into the lives of autoworkers educators bankers politicians and job re trainers to show why its so hard in the twenty first century to recreate a healthy prosperous working class Moving and magnificently well researched Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis Jennifer Senior TheNew York Times Anyone tempted to generalize about the American working class ought to meet the people in Janesville The reporting behind this book is extraordinary and the storya stark heartbreaking reminder that political ideologies have real consequencesis told with rare sympathy and insight Tracy Kidder Pulitzer Prizewinning author of The Soul of a New Machine Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year800 CEO READ Business Book of the YearA New York Times Notable BookA Washington Post Notable BookAn NPR Best Book of 2017A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2017An Economist Best Book of 2017A Business Insider Best Book of 2017A gripping story of psychological defeat and resilience Bob Woodward The Washington Postan intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors assembly plant in Janesville Wisconsin and a larger story of the hollowing of the American middle classThis is the story of what happens to an industrial town in the American heartland when its main factory shuts downbut its not the familiar tale Most observers record the immediate shock of vanished jobs but few stay around long enough to notice what happens next when a community with a can do spirit tries to pick itself up Pulitzer Prizewinning reporter Amy Goldstein spent years immersed in Janesville Wisconsin where the nations oldest operating General Motors assembly plant shut down in the midst of the Great Recession Now with intelligence sympathy and insight into what connects and divides people in an era of economic upheaval Goldstein shows the consequences of one of Americas biggest political issues Her reporting takes the reader deep into the lives of autoworkers educators bankers politicians and job re trainers to show why its so hard in the twenty first century to recreate a healthy prosperous working class Moving and magnificently well researched Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis Jennifer Senior TheNew York Times Anyone tempted to generalize about the American working class ought to meet the people in Janesville The reporting behind this book is extraordinary and the storya stark heartbreaking reminder that political ideologies have real consequencesis told with rare sympathy and insight Tracy Kidder Pulitzer Prizewinning author of The Soul of a New Machine Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year800 CEO READ Business Book of the YearA New York Times Notable BookA Washington Post Notable BookAn NPR Best Book of 2017A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2017An Economist Best Book of 2017A Business Insider Best Book of 2017A gripping story of psychological defeat and resilience Bob Woodward The Washington Postan intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors assembly plant in Janesville Wisconsin and a larger story of the hollowing of the American middle classThis is the story of what happens to an industrial town in the American heartland when its main factory shuts downbut its not the familiar tale Most observers record the immediate shock of vanished jobs but few stay around long enough to notice what happens next when a community with a can do spirit tries to pick itself up Pulitzer Prizewinning reporter Amy Goldstein spent years immersed in Janesville Wisconsin where the nations oldest operating General Motors assembly plant shut down in the midst of the Great Recession Now with intelligence sympathy and insight into what connects and divides people in an era of economic upheaval Goldstein shows the consequences of one of Americas biggest political issues Her reporting takes the reader deep into the lives of autoworkers educators bankers politicians and job re trainers to show why its so hard in the twenty first century to recreate a healthy prosperous working class Moving and magnificently well researched Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis Jennifer Senior TheNew York Times Anyone tempted to generalize about the American working class ought to meet the people in Janesville The reporting behind this book is extraordinary and the storya stark heartbreaking reminder that political ideologies have real consequencesis told with rare sympathy and insight Tracy Kidder Pulitzer Prizewinning author of The Soul of a New Machine