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How May I Help You? : An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage (Paperback) (Deepak Singh)
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"How May I Help You? is Deepak Singh's insightful and thought-provoking account of disillusionment when, as an educated upper-class Indian, he moves with his American wife to the United States and discovers that America doesn't care if he has an MBA fromIndia or had worked for the BBC. Like many immigrants before him, Singh discovers that in America employers only trust him with a minimum wage job as a clerk, but his disappointment and embarrassment soon give way to shock when he realizes that in this world of low-wage work he is joined not merely by other immigrants, but by many Americans, a whole swath of the citizenry who goes unacknowledged and unassisted in their struggles to make a living wage. In sincere and straightforward prose, Singh takes thereader along on his journey full of dismay and compassion when the expectations he had of the United States, built around interactions in India with well-educated, affluent expatriates, collide with the reality of a coworker who must skip lunch until payday and the customers who buy in anticipation of a paycheck."--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 263
Genre: Social Science
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Author: Deepak Singh
Street Date: February 14, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-5722
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