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Nickel and dimed: on (not) getting by in America

Nickel and dimed: on (not) getting by in America

Ehrenreich, Barbara

Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty level wages. 'Nickel and Dimed' tells what happened when journalist Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them, in order to find out how anyone survives on six to seven dollars an hour

Book. English.
1st Holt Paperbacks ed.
Published New York : Holt Paperbacks 2008

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Statement of responsibility: Barbara Ehrenreich
ISBN: 0805088385, 9780805088380
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Note: Reprint of first Holt Paperbacks edition, 2002. With new afterword.
Physical Description: 244 p. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Minimum wage United States.; Working poor United States.; Unskilled labor United States.; Poverty United States.


  1. Introduction: Getting ready -- Serving in Florida -- Scrubbing in Maine -- Selling in Minnesota -- Evaluation -- Afterword: Nickel and dimed -- Reader's guide.