A Fighting Chance - Prologue - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Warren
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Prologue. A Fighting Chance. Elizabeth Warren’s parents were blue collar workers who worked hard to make sure she and her brothers were able to have a good life. They all grew up to find success. However, the world where parents can work hard to ensure their children’s future has disappeared.

A teacher raised in Oklahoma, Warren first became involved in politics when, in 1995, she agreed to take a public service job and ended up fighting a ten year battle against American bankruptcy laws. This led to four other fights, fights that all culminated in a fight for the disappearing middle class. This book will tell the story of those fights.

Chapter 1. Choosing Battles. Warren was twelve when her father had a heart attack. He survived, but he lost his job and was no longer able to care for the family...

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