Nickel and Dimed

Nickel and Dimed

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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, let alone prosper, on $6 an hour? To… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (April 01, 2010)

Collection: Metropolitan Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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

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