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Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
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Oct 06, 08

really liked it
Read in August, 2008

What an adventure! Barbara Eirenreich pulled me into her unfolding story of trying to survive as a low wage worker in three locations in the US. Her voice is sharp and critical, yet full of a deep emotional groundedness, stirring empathy, and some great humor, satirical at the best and worst of times. This was a perfectly complimentary to my Economics class- very moving insiders look at the way we do business.
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