Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke In the Richest Country

Sarah Smarsh grew up among the wheat and milo fields of Kingman County and has since become a freelance journalist reporting on socioeconomic class, politics and public policy for The New York Times, the New Yorker and other publications. The award-winning and best-selling book chronicles her turbulent childhood in rural Kansas. We'll discuss the book, rural Kansas and what's happening in Kansas through current events.

Instructor:
Beccy Tanner, Adjunct Instructor, Department of History, Wichita State University

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We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

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