Sumary of Author and Activist Barbara Ehrenreich Dead at 81 Best known for her 2001 book, Nickel and Dimed: On…:
- Photo: Patrick van KatwijkWireImage Barbara Ehrenreich, author and political activist, has died at the age of 81, her son confirmed on Twitter Friday afternoon.
- Her most famous book, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, focused on the injustices of low-wage workers in the United States.
- Barbara Ehrenreich, my one and only mother, died on September 1, a few days after her 81st birthday.
- — Ben Ehrenreich (@BenEhrenreich) September 2, 2022 Barbara Ehrenreich is gone.