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When Stephanie Land set out to write her memoir Maid, she never could have imagined what was to come. Handpicked by President Barack Obama as one of the best books of 2019, it was called "an eye-opening journey into the lives of the working poor" (People). Later it was adapted into the hit Netflix series Maid, which was viewed by 67 million households and was Netflix's fourth most-watched show in 2021, garnering three Primetime Emmy Award nominations....
A journalist describes the years she worked in low-paying domestic work under wealthy employers, contrasting the privileges of the upper-middle class to the realities of the overworked laborers supporting them. "Czasami jedna zła decyzja ma wpływ na całe życie. Tak było, kiedy Stephanie związała się z niewłaściwym mężczyzną. To miała być tylko wakacyjna przygoda - a jednak kilkanaście miesięcy później Stephanie mieszkała z agresywnym...