High Wire

High Wire

The Precarious Financial Lives of American Families

By Peter Gosselin

Basic Books, Hardcover, 9780465002252, 272pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2008


If Americans are so prosperous, why do we feel so insecure?

About the Author

Peter Gosselin is national economics correspondent for the Los Angeles Times in the Washington bureau. A visiting fellow at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C., he lives with his wife, reporter Robin Toner, and their two children in Washington, D.C.