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Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Nickel and Dimed: On (not) Getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich (2001)
What happens when the security of well paying U.S. manufacturing jobs disappear? Social critic Ehrenreich recounts her attempts to survive on minimum wage jobs.

Read a New York Times article about Ehrenreich's experiences to prepare for the book, listen to either an hour long or eight minute NPR interview, and visit the author's website.
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