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$144 A Month: Life in the Safety Net

by BOGIRA, Steve. Photographs by Mike Tappin

Price: $575.00
from: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA


  • Seller Inventory #: 279192
  • Format: Softcover
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Sherwin Beach Press
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1993
  • Keywords: Photography, African-Americana, FinePress

Chicago: Sherwin Beach Press, 1993. Softcover. Fine. First edition. Oblong quarto. Flexible wrappers. Fine. Written in 1983, when it was published in the *Chicago Reader*. The story of low income people living on a welfare program that provided them with $144 a month, with the individual narratives accompanied by four splendid photographic portraits by Tappin reproduced by duotone lithography. One of 200 numbered copies. An arresting and beautiful book on a poignant subject.