Nickel and Dimed
On (not) Getting by in AmericaBook - 2002
From Library Staff
Millions of Americans work year-round for poverty-level wages. Inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job -- any job -- could be the ticket to a better life, Ehrenreich decided to join them. But how does one survive, let alone prosper, on six to seven ... Read More »
From the critics
Other: Barely mentions drug use. Refers to it as a "chemical indiscretion" Seeks out a detox system prior to taking a drug screening for a job.
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I suggest that what we need is a union, but from the look on his face I might as well have said gumballs or Prozac.