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Title:
Nickel and dimed on (not) getting by in America
Publication Information:
[S.l. : s.n., 2002]
Physical Description:
10 books (230 p.) in a bag ; 15 x 20 x 5 in. + 1 folder.
General Note:
A cloth bag containing ten copies of the title and a folder with miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders.
Contents:
Introduction: Getting ready -- Serving in Florida -- Scrubbing in Maine -- Selling in Minnesota -- Evaluation.
Summary:
A modern classic that deftly portrays the plight of America's working-class poor. Author Barbara Ehrenreich decides to see if she can scratch out a comfortable living in blue-collar America. What she discovers is a culture of desperation, where workers often take multiple low-paying jobs just to keep a roof overhead.
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