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Nickel and Dimed: Undercover in Low-wage USA - Barbara Ehrenreich
Nickel and Dimed: Undercover in Low-wage USA
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781847082
Publisher: Granta Books
Pages no: 221
Edition language: English
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5.0 Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich tell you about life on minimum wage
How to live on so little? As a reporter, she did her research by working as a minimum wage worker. As expected, she couldn't afford a lot of things that she used to, because based on her undercover income, she really can't have nice things. But people still smoke. The constant luxury that both r...
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4.0 Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
This is the story of Barbara's adventures in working low paid jobs in three different places in the US. She presented herself as an ex-homemaker who was looking for a job and she found herself struggling with the balance of work, rent and food. She found herself struggling with the balance and wit...
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3.5 starsInteresting.
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2.0 Nickel and Dimed : On (Not) Getting by in America
#1 You can't possible know how it feels to "not get by" when you know at all times that you can always - always - produce your credit card (full of credit of course) from your wallet and just call it a night and go back to your real life doing whatever it is that you want to do because you can.#2 "N...
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This book was enjoyable and the topic was interesting. I just think I would have enjoyed it more if I had read it when it first came out. Today things would be even harder for people who have to find a way to survive making minimum wage.
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