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The Resource Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America, Barbara Ehrenreich

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

Label
Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America
Title
Nickel and dimed
Title remainder
on (not) getting by in America
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Ehrenreich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Author Barbara Ehrenreich relates her experiences from 1998 to 2000, during which time joined the ranks of the working poor as a waitress, hotel housekeeper, cleaning woman, nursing home aide, and Wal-Mart clerk to see for herself how America's "unskilled" workers are able to survive on only $6 or $7 an hour
Summary
Nickel and Dimed is 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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2002.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 2001.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2001
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2002.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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154374
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 305.5/69/092
  • 305.569/092
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1340
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
HD4918
LC item number
.E375 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
general
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on (not) getting by in America
Label
Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America, Barbara Ehrenreich
Link
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgz-ZfDWrxs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18029079
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9780805063882
Lccn
00052514
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
22 cm
System control number
  • (CCHS)5DBD39F6FDA041E982A2D42152A57883
  • (ICrlF)fol07999381
  • (ICrlF)11887L
Label
Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America, Barbara Ehrenreich
Link
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgz-ZfDWrxs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18029079
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9780805063882
Lccn
00052514
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
22 cm
System control number
  • (CCHS)5DBD39F6FDA041E982A2D42152A57883
  • (ICrlF)fol07999381
  • (ICrlF)11887L

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