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Nickel and dimed on (not) getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich

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Published by Holt Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English


  • Minimum wage -- United States.,
  • Working poor -- United States.,
  • Unskilled labor -- United States.,
  • Poverty -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBarbara Ehrenreich.
LC ClassificationsHD4918 .E375 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22674968M
ISBN 100805088385
ISBN 109780805088380
LC Control Number2008541885

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