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Nickel and Dimed opens with Barbara Ehrenreich , a writer and journalist from Key West, Florida, at a lunch with her editor discussing pitches and article ideas. She speculates what it would be like to actually try to live on the minimum wage, and says that some enterprising journalist should try to do it—not thinking that the editor will say it should be her.
Nickel and Dimed
Written from her perspective as an undercover journalist , it sets out to investigate the impact of the welfare reform act on the working poor in the United States. The events related in the book took place between spring and summer The book was first published in by Metropolitan Books. An earlier version appeared as an article in the January issue of Harper's magazine. Ehrenreich later wrote a companion book, Bait and Switch published September , which discusses her attempt to find a white-collar job.
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Viewpointing through Ethical Concerns: Directing Joan Holden's "Nickel and Dimed"
Start growing! Boost your life and career with the best book summaries. Wage discrepancy and inequality are two subjects we rarely talk about — even though they are a serious issue in the United States. People who want to find out more about the way they are perpetuated should definitely read this book. A prominent figure in the Democratic Socialists of America for most of her life, she has written numerous essays, columns and more than 20 books. You know — the guys who can become a gang leader for a day or go undercover in North Korea just so that they can write a truthful book for us. Well, at the age of 60, Barbara Ehrenreich went on to live — or rather survive — on minimum wage for few months, working as a waitress, house cleaner, hotel maid, nursing-home aide, and Wal-Mart clerk.
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Reservations required in advance. Can a middle-aged, middle-class woman survive on minimum wage making beds all day at a hotel? The bright and resilient glimpses into the lives of people being nickel and dimed create a heartrending reality for the stage. Show - p. Saturday, October 15 - p. My name is Deb Royals. The mission of the JTP seeks to call to the fore of public attention the needs of the poor, the marginalized, and the oppressed through the use of the performing arts.
Access options available:. Theatre Journal Intiman Theatre, Seattle, Washington. Upon hearing an interview with Ehrenreich on National Public Radio, artistic director Bartlett Sher of Seattle's Intiman Theatre secured the rights to create and produce a dramatic version of her odyssey, and he hired Joan Holden, principal playwright of the San Francisco Mime Troupe for thirty years, to write the script.
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