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In cheap we trust

the story of a misunderstood American virtue

by Lauren Weber

  • 147 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thriftiness -- United States,
  • Finance, Personal -- Planning,
  • Finance, Personal -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLauren Weber.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG179 .W387 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationviii, 310 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23212903M
    ISBN 109780316030281
    LC Control Number2009015516
    OCLC/WorldCa318877975

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