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Working in the Shadows: A Year of Doing the Jobs (Most) Americans Won't Do
     

Working in the Shadows: A Year of Doing the Jobs (Most) Americans Won't Do

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by Gabriel Thompson
 
What is it like to do the back-breaking work of immigrants? To find out, Gabriel Thompson spent a year working alongside Latino immigrants, who initially thought he was either crazy or an undercover immigration agent. He stooped over lettuce fields in Arizona, and worked the graveyard shift at a chicken slaughterhouse in rural Alabama. He dodged taxis—not always

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Working in the Shadows: A Year of Doing the Jobs (Most) Americans Won't Do 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
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Araceli Nava More than 1 year ago
Get this book. It helps you see things from a different point of view
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I highly recommend this book it is an excellent true journey of what it is like today. This was an amazing eye-opener.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book gave a brand new perspective on the challenges people face in their quest of the American Dream. Most immigrants are not terrorists, but mothers, fathers, daughters, and sons looking to provide for their families; looking for a chance to find happiness, no different than our Founding Fathers and Ancestors.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent book to show you what it is like to do these jobs. Best story is the lettuce picking in Yuma with the stories in NYC probably the weakest
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