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Sunday, March 30, 2008

Bait and Switch

RedAl has a good review of Barbara Ehrenreich's "Bait and Switch," which documents the experiences of far too many educated, competent, skilled people who are ready to work - and can't find work. I read the book recently, and couldn't improve on this succinct review.

I recommend Ehrenreich's own blogs which are often funny and always provocative.


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Jules said...

Hi Irene in Hawaiian shirt - great to meet a fellow blogger - thanks for sailing across the Pacific to PNG to visit!!!!

Irene Grumman said...

Hi, Jules. World of Photos has very attractive photos. Re the quote on your bio page, have you read "Eat, Pray, Love," by Sara Gilbert? She goes to Italy, India and Indonesia in search of...

I always think of Sylvia Warner teaching Maori children by using their vocabulary instead of a European one. "Teacher," is the name of her book, an oldie.

Keep on sailing. It's a wonderful life.