MAID: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Hachette Books, (2019). SIGNED first edition - A portrait of a young mother surviving by cobbling together working long hours in a physically demanding and sometimes degrading job as a house cleaner and a group of governments benefits (WIC, SNAP, child care credits, etc) that show just how far these are from a realistic "safety net." It begins with the poignant comment that her daughter took her first step in a homeless shelter, where she was living after fleeing an abusive relationship. Foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich. SIGNED on the title page. 270 pp.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.