In this fresh, funny, strikingly original memoir, Rafkin talks about her invisible status as a domestic worker in a world of illicit sex and secret lives, of closet alcoholics and binge eaters, unlikely spiritualists, and revealing celebrities.In this fresh, funny, strikingly original memoir, Rafkin talks about her invisible status as a domestic worker in a world of illicit sex and secret lives, of closet alcoholics and binge eaters, unlikely spiritualists, and revealing celebrities.Read Less
First Plume prtg., May 1999. New trade PB. Sm 8vo, 195pp. ¿After earning an M.A. in Comparative Literature, Louis Rafkin, chose to became a housecleaner. The money was better than teaching, the lifestyle intriguing for someone with an insatiable curiosity about her fellow human beings. She reveals something about our values, our society, and ourselves as she gives us something at once delightfully entertaining and profound. ¿ New book has fresh wraps around clean, tight contents. Autobiography. Bargain Book. Feminism. Humor. New book.
We were on the way to Las Vegas and stuck at the Portland OR airport waiting on the windshield of the airplane to be glued back in and there was a book store. My friend bought this book for a quarter, sat down started reading it and laughing like a maniac. She couldnt stop!! Then the book went to Vegas and there were 4 of us in the hotel room for a conference, and her bunk mate read it late into the night keeping us all awake with the snickering and giggling. Finally on the trip home it was my turn, and it is truly one of the funniest books I have read in a long time! Now it is required reading for anyone wanting to join our book group!!!
She tried to go to work for a cleaning service...McCleaning, and they get caught swimming and napping in other peoples houses!! She refuses to clean cat litter, the funny scrapes and situations she gets herself in are very very funny!!
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