Nickel and Dimed

Nickel and Dimed

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Nickel and Dimed

In this now classic work, Barbara Ehrenreich, our sharpest and most original social critic, goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity

Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job?any job?can be the ticket to a better life. But how does anyone survive,… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Metropolitan Books (March 31, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2001 winner

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