A contemporary classic which has changed the way we see America.
Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty level wages. Distinguished journalist Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them, in order to find out how anyone survives on siz to seven dollars an hour. Ehrenreich left home, took the cheapest lodgings she could find and accepted whatever job she was offered, from cleaning to care work, waitressing to folding clothes at Wal-Mart. So began a gruelling, hair-raising and darkly funny odyssey through the underside of working America.
Barbara Ehrenreich writes regularly for Time, Harper's, the New York Times Magazine and various British newspapers. She lives in Virginia, USA.
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