Working in the Shadows

Working in the Shadows

A Year of Doing the Jobs (most) Americans Won't Do

eBook - 2010
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"What does it mean to work in the forgotten America where millions toil in the shadow of prosperity? What is the daily reality of life for a factory worker or field hand? To find out, award-winning journalist Gabriel Thompson spent a year working alongside America's invisible poor--citizens and immigrants alike--all of whom endure backbreaking work, miniscule wages, and nonexistent benefits in their struggle to make ends meet"--Cover, p. 2.
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, c2010
ISBN: 9781568586199
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 298 p.) : ill


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