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Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

I really wanted to like this book. Great premise. Unfortunately,it's written by an overly privileged writer who went in this half-ass and with none of the obstacles that everyday folk have. She used ... Read full review

Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

User Review  - julie - Goodreads

i love the premise of this book, but it wasn't as good as i remembered it to be. i think she should have been harder on Wal-Mart. That said, I do love Ehrenreich's methods - going under cover and trying these things on for herself is brilliant. Read full review

Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

User Review  - Sarah Ridenour - Goodreads

Nickel and Dimed is a book about a writer named Barb whos goes to three different cities through the country, working jobs at minimum wage and trying to live on that income alone. Barb worked as a ... Read full review

Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

User Review  - sara frances - Goodreads

i'm a bit on the fence on how i feel about this book. i felt like she had a very martyrdom attitude in the first half of the book which got old pretty fast. i'm not sure if she changed in the second ... Read full review

Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

User Review  - Audrey - Goodreads

Illustrated review of Nickel and Dimed: bibliovermis.com Read full review

Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

User Review  - Suzanne - Goodreads

Read this book several years ago and then recently read it again for my book group. Unfortunately the story is timeless. Read full review

Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

User Review  - Luis Felipe - Goodreads

I'm not that far into it but im getting deeper and deeper. So its becoming more intriguing. I think by the time I'm done I will be more appreciative for the low waged workers. Read full review

Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

Worth the read for the statistics and the epilogue. Some of her actual narrative is a little lackluster but this is an important look at an oft-overlooked group of people. Particularly relevant in the current economic climate. Read full review

Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

User Review  - Tomas - Goodreads

Had higher expectations. While I appreciate that type of investigative reporting, I think the author could have gone much further, and certainly expected her to do so after reading the opening pages. Read full review

Review: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

User Review  - Clay White - Goodreads

I thought this book was interesting at the very least. The idea of leaving the life you have always known for a definite step down was a brave and admirable. But I did find it to be repetitive and ... Read full review


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