Michael Rogin, 11 January 1990
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Hamish Hamilton, 439 pp., £15.95, February 1989, 0 241 12667 3Show More
More than Bread: Ethnography of a Soup Kitchen by Irene Glasser.
University of Alabama Press, 180 pp., $22.95, November 1988, 0 8173 0397 9Show More
“... the family farm. More than Bread hardly seems calculated to lighten the mood, for sociologist Irene Glasser, a participant-observer in the soup kitchen of a small New England city, forces on our attention the impoverished, alcoholic, physically disfigured and mentally disturbed inhabitants on the other side of the great divide. The decline in state ...”