Nickel& Dimed On (Not) Getting by in America The book Nickel and Dimed On (Not) Getting by in America, written by Barbara Ehrenreich is a book that relates the experience of how she survived living on povertylevel wages in America as a waitress, maid and a Walmart sales associate. Nickel and Dimed was written during a time of great economic prosperity for the United (The entire section is 678 words.
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Published: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, published in 2001 by Barbara Ehrenreich, is a book in which the author goes undercover and investigates the lives of the working poor by living and working in similar conditions.
Nickel and Dimed is a book written by Barbara Ehrenreich. Ehrenreich traveled across the country, undercover, from Florida to Maine, and then to Minnesota. She took the cheapest living spaces available and accepting jobs such as; a waitress, hotel maid, house cleaner, nursinghome aide, and WalMart salesperson. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich Barbara Ehrenreichs nonfiction bestseller, Nickel and Dimed, is the story of an essay writer who went undercover as a low wage worker to find out how nonskilled workers make ends meet.
The experiment took place in Florida, Maine, and Minnesota, with the author finding a job and lodgings in each