Here's what www.amazon.com says:
Acclaimed as an instant classic upon publication, Nickel and Dimed has sold more than 1.5 million copies and become a staple of classroom reading. Chosen for “one book” initiatives across the country, it has fueled nationwide campaigns for a living wage. Funny, poignant, and passionate, this revelatory firsthand account of life in low-wage America—the story of Barbara Ehrenreich’s attempts to eke out a living while working as a waitress, hotel maid,
Now, in a new afterword, Ehrenreich shows that the plight of the underpaid has in no way eased: with fewer
The book was wonderful, it really showed what it takes for someone to actually get a job that pays something in America. Yes, the minimum wage has gone up, but so has EVERYTHING else! I hope this book opens the eyes of others who read it too.