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maid

a comedy in one act

by Beulah King

  • 367 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by S. French, S. French, ltd. in New York, London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3521.I513 M3 1914
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23523801M
LC Control Numberunk82067244

  Maid This book was irritating.a 28 year old woman gets pregnant by an abusive man, continues to live with him, goes on public assistance, works her way to a decent living, gets lonely, starts living with another loser, repeats the same mistakes, all the while complaining about the system. Well written but the character was unsympathetic/5(). Forgot my password. Reset Password. Reset.

The Way of a Man with a Maid is an anonymous, sadomasochistic, erotic novel, probably first published in The story is told in the first person by a gentleman called "Jack", who lures women he knows into a kind of erotic torture chamber, called "The Snuggery", in his house, and takes considerable pride in meticulously planned rapes which he describes in minute detail.   In her book "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive”, Stephanie Land details her struggle as a single mother, making minimum wage as a maid Author: Stefanie Cohen.

Carnegie's Maid is a best book club book for discussion, historical fiction about Clara Kelly, who under disguise served as a maid in the household of Andrew Carnegie. Celebrating 25 Years! Recommending new books each month to spark lively conversation. Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive () by Stephanie Land tells Land's own personal struggle as a single mother who cleans houses to provide for her daughter. As a young.


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Maid by Beulah King Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Stephanie Lands memoir [Maid] is a bracing one."―The Atlantic "An eye-opening journey into the lives of the working poor." ―People, Perfect for Your Book Club "The particulars of Land's struggle are sobering, but it's the impression of precariousness that is most memorable."―The New Yorker/5().

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich. "My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter.".

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Cleaning houses and practicing medicine both involve a fair amount of piss and vomit. That’s why, while reading Stephanie Land’s memoir, Maid, I often found myself thinking, I know exactly what that smells like. I’m a pediatrician. Land, during the period described in this book, was primarily a house cleaner.

“Stephanie Land’s heartrending book, Maid, provides a trenchant reminder that something is amiss with the American Dream and gives voice to the millions maid book ‘working poor’ toiling in a country that needs them but doesn’t want to see : Hachette Books. Premier Residential Cleaning Software.

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Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Carnegie's Maid: A Novel Hardcover – Janu by Marie Benedict (Author)/5(). This is not a book about a maid - it's the book about a life when the only job you can find is being a maid.

In that way, it is valuable - because somebody needs to /5(). One of her book’s strengths is illustrating the perverse incentives for domestic-abuse victims: Once she left, Land lost her home, her ex’s income and the status of being a two-parent family.

For a while, as Land recounts in “Maid,” her memoir of her time as a cleaner, she was on seven kinds of government assistance, and still hardly : Emily Cooke. "Maid is a testament to a young mother's survival skills - a constantly shifting balance of back-breaking labor, single-parenting responsibilities, complying with rules and regulations, college course-work, attitude adjustments and diplomacy on all fronts The book is a gift of hope and joy for anyone lucky enough to see beyond blame."—.

The information about Maid shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.

If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews. KIRKUS REVIEW. First-time author Land chronicles her years among the working poor as a single mother with only a high school diploma trying to earn a living as a minimum-wage housecleaner.

The author did not grow up in poverty, but her struggles slowly evolved after her parents divorced, remarried, and essentially abandoned her; after she gave birth. Even though MAID is just my story, I hope that readers will start seeing the estimated 60 million Americans who are working so hard just to make ends meet.

There is a myth in this country that if you work hard, play by the rules, and pull yourself up by the bootstraps, you’ll make it. Carnegie's Maid is a fictional tale based on the rise of the Carnegies during the industrial revolution. Benedict's forward explains how she pondered the reasoning behind iron magnate Andrew Carnegie's philanthropic endeavors/5.

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Book Review of Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will To Survive, written by Stephanie Land, published in January “My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter,” writes Stephanie Land in the opening line of her insightful, moving memoir, Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive.

Land was planning on attending college and becoming a writer when she became pregnant with her daughter, Mia. The Maid: A Novel of Joan of Arc by Kimberly Cutter is an intimate portrayal of Joan of Arcs rise and fall from her pivotal role in the Hundred Years War.

It begins with Jehanne dArc as a twelve year old girl from Domremy, France, whose father is the /5. Brilliant and overachieving, Misaki Ayuzawa is the President of the Student Council at Seika High School, formerly a boys' school.

Unfortunately, most of the students are still male and stuck in their slovenly habits, so man-hating Misaki really socks it to 'em in an attempt to make the school presentable to attract more female : Hiro Fujiwara. Marie Benedict is the author of The Other Einstein, Carnegie's Maid, The Only Woman in the Room, and Lady Clementine.

She is a lawyer with more than ten years' experience as a litigator at two of the country's premier law firms and for Fortune companies/5(19).

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