February 2019 Indie Next List #1 Great Read

Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive by Stephanie Land, Barbara Ehrenreich (Hachette Books)On the cover of this month's Indie Next list is
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive, by Stephanie Land, Barbara Ehrenreich

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“Stephanie Land’s Maid is a must-read of the highest order, a memoir of a single mother struggling to survive while performing the household labor that many of us take for granted. While at once deeply personal — you’ll fall hard for Stephanie and her daughter, Mia — it is also essential social commentary about how we treat the myriad domestic laborers who toil in our homes, oftentimes unseen and unappreciated. Read it alongside Nickel and Dimed or Evicted for a stunning, unforgettable look at American poverty and determination.”

Emilie Sommer, East City Bookshop, Washington, DC


 

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