The Question and Answer section for Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Barb moves to Maine as part of her experiment. She earns so little that she is forced to stay at a weekly motel.
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Once, long ago, unions had a place in American society, but they "no longer have much to offer workers," which is why people are leaving them "by the droves." Wal-Mart is booming; unions are declining: judge for yourself. But we...
. People often give the “right” answers that may not be the truth, as Ehrenreich did on her job application. Why should/shouldn’t people always tell the truth, both in their personal and working lives? Explain your argument, using an example (or two) fr
Sorry, I do not know what your own experience is.