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How May I Help You? An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage

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ISBN-10: 0520293312

ISBN-13: 9780520293311

Edition: 2017

Authors: Deepak Singh

List price: $34.95
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 In a work that is both moving and insightful, Deepak Singh chronicles his downward mobility as an immigrant to a small town in Virginia.  Armed with an MBA from India, Singh could only get a minimum wage job in an electronics store in a strip mall.  Every day at work he confronted unfamiliar American mores--from strange idioms to deeply entrenched racism to open expressions of sexuality. Story-by-story, Singh offers a portrait of America by an educated, if initially credulous, outsider. Through his unique lens, he learns about his colleagues and their struggles--Ron, a middle-aged African American man, simply trying to keep his job, house, and marriage intact despite health concerns;…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 2/14/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 305
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English