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Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job -- any job -- could be the ticket to a better life. But how does anyone survive, let alone prosper, on six to seven dollars an hour? To find out, Ehrenreich left her home, took...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.569 EHR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.569 EHR

Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: Barbara describes the, often unsucessful, process of trying to get a new job in today's society.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2005

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 650.14 EHR

Ehrenreich, Barbara

Summary: In middle age, Ehrenreich came across the journal she had kept during her tumultuous adolescence. She set out to reconstruct that quest, which had taken her to the study of science and through a cataclysmic series of mystical experiences. A staunch atheist and rationalist, she is profoundly shaken by the implications of her life-long search.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve, Hachette Book Group 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 EHRENREICH, BARBARA EHR

Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: From the Publisher: A provocative new perspective on female history, the history of American medicine and psychology, and the history of child-rearing unlike any other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 EHR

Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, the author decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job, any job, can be the ticket to a better life. But how does anyone survive, let alone prosper, on $6 an hour? To find out, she left her home, took the cheapest lodgings she could find,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2011

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Ehrenreich, Barbara

Summary: Barbara Ehrenreich explores how we are killing ourselves to live longer, not better. She describes how we over-prepare and worry way too much about what is inevitable. One by one, Ehrenreich topples the shibboleths that guide our attempts to live a long, healthy life, from the importance of preventive medical screenings to the concepts of wellness and mindfulness, from dietary fads to fitness...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2018

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Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: A sharp-witted knockdown of America's love affair with positive thinking and an urgent call for a new commitment to realism, existential clarity and courage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.2 EHR

Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job -- any job -- could be the ticket to a better life. But how does anyone survive, let alone prosper, on six to seven dollars an hour? To find out, Ehrenreich left her home, took...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2001

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Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.14 EHR

Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: A sharp-witted knockdown of America's love affair with positive thinking and an urgent call for a new commitment to realism, existential clarity and courage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 155.2 EHR

Ehrenreich, Barbara.

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Summary: "In middle age, Ehrenreich came across the journal she had kept during her tumultuous adolescence and set out to reconstruct that quest, which had taken her to the study of science and through a cataclysmic series of uncanny-or as she later learned to call them, "mystical"-experiences. A staunch atheist and rationalist, she is profoundly shaken by the implications of her life-long search. Part...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EHRENREICH, BARBARA EHR

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Ehrenreich 2014

Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: To discover how others exist on minimum wage, the author leaves her home, takes the cheapest lodgings she can find, and accepts whatever jobs she's offered. Moving from Florida to Maine to Minnesota, she works variously as a waitress, nursing home aide, and a Wal-Mart sales clerk. She learned many things, including the fact that one job is not enough: you need at least two if you intend to live...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.569 Ehr

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 305.569 Ehr

Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: Ehrenreich's second work of satirical commentary reflects on one of the cruelest decades in memory--the 2000's--in which she finds a nation scarred by deepening inequality, corroded by distrust, and shamed by its official cruelty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 EHR

Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.927 EHR

Summary: Pink ribbons, the symbol of the breast cancer prevention movement, are everywhere: T-shirts, hats, yogurt cups, KFC buckets, car ads, NFL stadiums - the list goes on and on. They make people feel good, as if engaged in a successful battle against breast cancer. But who is really benefiting? More and more women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Wouldn't it be something if some of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIN