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Nickel and Dimed (Digital Audiobook)

On (Not) Getting By in America

By Barbara Ehrenreich, Cristine McMurdo-Wallis (Narrator)

Publication Date: August 12, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/2/2011)


This engrossing piece of undercover reportage is a New York Times best-seller. With nearly a million copies in print, 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.