“A superb analysis of the crisis in the Midwest and sober advice on how to alleviate, if not eliminate, the region’s painCaught in the Middle provides a brilliant battle plan.”—Chicago Tribune
The Midwest has always been the heart of America—both its economic bellwether and the repository of its national identity. Now, in a newly globalized age, the Midwest is challenged as never before. In Caught in the Middle
, longtime Chicago Tribune
reporter Richard Longworth explores the new reality of life in today’s heartland and reveals what these changes mean for the region—and the country.