31/01/2019 · MAID Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother’s Will to Survive By Stephanie Land “I’m not your maid,” goes the outraged refrain of the mother; “I’m not your mother,” the outraged refrain of the girlfriend or wife. The declarations are pleas for respect, consideration; they invoke roles in which women can’t necessarily expect either. Stephanie Land had big dreams before she became a single mother and a maid. At the beginning of this story, Stephanie was in her late 20s and had recently moved to Port Townsend, Washington – a small seaside city on the northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula. Stephanie Land worked for years as a maid, pulling long hours while struggling as a single mom to keep a roof over her daughter's head. In Maid, she reveals the dark truth of what it takes to survive and thrive in today's inequitable society. 29/01/2019 · In 'Maid,' A Single Mother Finds 'No Way' To Make It On Minimum Wage While raising her young daughter, Stephanie Land cleaned houses to scrape by. It was back-aching work and the pay — $8.55 an hour to start, $9.25 an hour two years in — just wasn't enough. 18/01/2019 · Stephanie Land, author of the memoir "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive." Hachette Books HANDOUT Less than a decade ago, Stephanie Land was raising a toddler alone in Washington state, making low wages in an exhausting job as a maid.
In Maid, Stephanie Land, a gifted storyteller with an eye for details you'll never forget, exposes what it's like to exist in America as a single mother, working herself sick cleaning our dirty toilets, one missed paycheck away from destitution. It's a perspective we seldom see represented firsthand—and one we so desperately need right now. Stephanie Land's compassionate, unflinching writing, fueled by her own struggle as a low-income single mother, has exposed the reality of the American working poor. Read MAID, her debut memoir. 24/01/2019 · In Maid, Stephanie Land, a gifted storyteller with an eye for details you'll never forget, exposes what it's like to exist in America as a single mother, working herself sick cleaning our dirty toilets, one missed paycheck away from destitution. It's a perspective we seldom see represented first hand - and one we so desperately need right now.
22/01/2019 · When Stephanie Land fled from her abusive boyfriend with her baby daughter, she had few options. Raised in a middle class family in Washington state and Alaska, she was 29 and had supported herself since high school through a series of jobs without real futures. She hadn’t managed to pull the. We're thrilled to announce that we'll be joined by Stephanie Land, author of "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive", a breakout memoir of 2019! About "Maid" Courtesy of Publisher: As a single mother, Stephanie Land scrubbed the toilets of the. 23/01/2019 · Stephanie Land, author of the just-published memoir “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive,” appears at Elliott Bay Book Company on Feb. 11. Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive Stephanie Land, 2019 Hachette 288 pp. ISBN-13: 9780316505116 Summary At 28, Stephanie Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams of attending a university and becoming a writer, were cut short when a summer fling turned into. “’Maid’ is a poignant portrait that chronicles Stephanie Land’s strife and victories, and has the power to connect with our members around the world as they identify with her struggles and root for her success,” said Channing Dungey, Netflix VP of original content.
Maid by Stephanie Land – New Book Release. September 24, 2019 February 14, 2019 by Rui Santos. IndieBound’s February Next List features a new hardcover release Maid by Stephanie Land. A memoir about her experiences in working as a maid to make a living as a sole parent. 20/11/2019 · “’Maid’ is a poignant portrait that chronicles Stephanie Land’s strife and victories, and has the power to connect with our members around the world as they identify with her struggles and root for her success,” said Channing Dungey, vice president of original series at Netflix.
23/12/2018 · MAID Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive “If this book inspires you, which it may, remember how close it came to never being written. Stephanie might have given in to despair or exhaustion; she might have suffered a disabling injury at work. Think too of all the women who, for reasons like that, never manage to get. Maid explores the underbelly of upper-middle class America and the reality of what it's like to be in service to them. "I'd become a nameless ghost," Stephanie writes about her relationship with her clients, many of whom do not know her from any other cleaner, but who she learns plenty about. 05/02/2019 · Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive, by Stephanie Land, is an eye-opening look at a sadly common type of poverty: the poverty experienced by people who are working too many hours for too little pay while raising children without adequate child.
Maid by Stephanie Land - An honest, powerful telling of one young mother’s journey to escape poverty, Maid will leave you with much to think about. Stephanie Land is a freelance writer and memoirist. She serves on The Blue Ribbon Foundation Board of Directors as the Communications Director. As a good friend of Whitney Dafoe, she is committed to writing about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome to increase public awareness and dispel misconceptions. Stephanie Land is the instant bestselling author of "MAID: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive." Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Atlantic, and many other outlets.
15/11/2018 · My youngest daughter Coraline’s favorite book lately has been Shel Silverstein’s The Missing Piece. We read it in my bed at night, then she says, “Can I please have your arm?” So I stretch it out for her to use as a pillow. She reaches up to dig her hand into my armpit, and I let her. Stephanie Land’s bestselling debut memoir "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive" recounts her harrowing saga as a single mom navigating the poverty trap. Her unflinching and inspiring testimony exposes the physical, economic, and social brutality that domestic workers face, all while radiating a parent’s hope and resilience. How could Stephanie Land’s book Maid not make a splash, with the opening sentence, “My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter,” and a follow-through that lives up to the impact of that sent.
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