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Barbara ehrenreich is a contributing editor of the bafflershe is an investigative journalist, essayist, and activist, and is the author of twenty-one books, including nickel and dimed: on (not) getting by in americaher latest book, a departure from her previous books, is a memoir entitled living with a wild god: a nonbeliever’s search. Find great deals on ebay for barbara ehrenreich shop with confidence.
I was born in butte, montana, in 1941, when butte was still a bustling, brawling, blue collar mining town my father was a miner, as was my mother’s father. Bestselling author barbara ehrenreich takes on our society’s attitude toward wellness, aging and death in her new book, 'natural causes.
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