A groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction This powerful book uncovers a cultural phenomenon?the limbo existence of people raised in blue–collar families, living white–collar lives. Limbo presents a thoughtful look at this phenomenon through the author?s personal story, and those of 100 interviewees, all struggling with the duality that exists in their workplaces, their hearts, and their minds. "In Limbo, people straddle two social zones . . . The future is never assured when you come from a house of rough hands. There are many profound opinions in this major newspaperman?s reporting." ?Jimmy Breslin Pulitzer Prize?winning journalist and author of The Short Sweet Dream of Eduardo Gutierrez "If you have any bloodlines at all to the working class, you will recognize?and newly discover?yourself in Alfred Lubrano?s inspired book. Limbo brings to life the minefield crossover from the blue–collar world to the white–collar one in prose that is at once trout–stream clear and...

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