Secondhand. Good condition. Some general edgewear. Light foxing of foredges, inside covers and introductory pages.
This is a magnificent oral record of the experiences of ordinary Australians during the Great Depression of the 1930s and has been continuously in print since it was published in 1978.
What does the family breadwinner do after suddenly getting the sack? How do you manage when you are working every second week only or your wages — but not your mortgage — have been cut by 20 per cent?
Working for the dole, living in shanty towns, squatting in empty buildings, standing forever in queues, despised by bureaucrats and slowly losing self-respect — all these experiences and more are described vividly within these pages. (back cover)