The Resource Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive, Stephanie Land

Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive, Stephanie Land

Label
Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive
Title
Maid
Title remainder
hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Land
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A journalist describes the years she worked in low-paying domestic work under wealthy employers, contrasting the privileges of the upper-middle class to the realities of the overworked laborers supporting them
  • Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet, took classes online to earn a college degree. And she wrote relentlessly: true stories of overworked and underpaid Americans. Of living on food stamps and WIC coupons. Here she explores the underbelly of upper-middle class America and the reality of what it's like to be in service to them. -- adapted from jacket of regular print edition
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Land, Stephanie
Dewey number
  • 305.43/64092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD6072.2.U5
LC item number
L36 2019b
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Land, Stephanie
  • Poverty
  • Women household employees
  • Working class
  • Single mothers
  • Working poor
Label
Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive, Stephanie Land
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The cabin -- The camper -- Transitional housing -- The Fairgrounds apartment -- Seven different kinds of government assistance -- The farm -- The last job on earth -- The porn house -- The move-out clean -- Henry's house -- The studio -- Minimalist -- Wendy's house -- The plant house -- The chef's house -- Donna's house -- In three years -- The sad house -- Lori's house -- "I don't know how you do it" -- The clown house -- Still life with Mia -- Do better -- The bay house -- The hardest worker -- The hoarder house -- We're home
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
441 pages large print
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432858926
Lccn
2018059424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1083691305
  • 940093
  • (OCoLC)on1083691305
  • 940093
Label
Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive, Stephanie Land
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The cabin -- The camper -- Transitional housing -- The Fairgrounds apartment -- Seven different kinds of government assistance -- The farm -- The last job on earth -- The porn house -- The move-out clean -- Henry's house -- The studio -- Minimalist -- Wendy's house -- The plant house -- The chef's house -- Donna's house -- In three years -- The sad house -- Lori's house -- "I don't know how you do it" -- The clown house -- Still life with Mia -- Do better -- The bay house -- The hardest worker -- The hoarder house -- We're home
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
441 pages large print
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432858926
Lccn
2018059424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1083691305
  • 940093
  • (OCoLC)on1083691305
  • 940093

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