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Other People's Dirt: A Housecleaner's Curious Adventures
Other People's Dirt A Housecleaner's Curious Adventures
Author: Louise Rafkin
"Alone in a house, I piece together strands of life stories as if I were an archaeologist, the home a midden... I don't read diaries, I read clues." After earning an M.A. in Comparative Literature, Louise Rafkin, facing a career choice, took the road less traveled. She became a housecleaner. The money was better than teaching, the lifestyle ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780452280816
ISBN-10: 0452280818
Publication Date: 5/1/1999
Pages: 208
Rating:
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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3.2 stars, based on 56 ratings
Publisher: Plume Books
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
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nascargal avatar reviewed Other People's Dirt: A Housecleaner's Curious Adventures on + 352 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
This is a hilarious and also somewhat sad view of what housecleaners go through.
Chesara avatar reviewed Other People's Dirt: A Housecleaner's Curious Adventures on + 153 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Interesting memoir of a housecleaner,the houses she has cleaned and the people who own them.
reviewed Other People's Dirt: A Housecleaner's Curious Adventures on + 4 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Very funny and insightful. Rafkin is a refreshing voice and her stories of tackling other people's dirt range from infuriating to hilarious.
ilovebooksanddogs avatar reviewed Other People's Dirt: A Housecleaner's Curious Adventures on + 172 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
this book was hilarious! a really good fun read!
reviewed Other People's Dirt: A Housecleaner's Curious Adventures on + 8 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Interesting and funny but writer seems to have a chip on her shoulder - among other things, who ever heard of a cleaning person who won't make beds? Anyway, she was an aspiring writer looking to do something she could write about and got into cleaning to make ends meet - thus this book. She is a good writer -- I did keep reading even as I kept thinking how critical, self-centered and lacking in empathy thw writer is.
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