You Want Fries With That?

SUN, APR 27, 2008 (49:24)

Prioleau Alexander walked away from a lucrative career as an advertising executive to get a life. He took jobs as a pizza deliveryman, ice cream scooper, construction worker, ER technician, fast food jockey, and even a cowboy on a Montana dude ranch.

In You Want Fries With That? A White-Collar Burnout Experiences Life at Minimum Wage, Alexander explores life at minimum wage and proves unequivocally that the grass is not always greener on the other side.

(Photo: Keith McDuffee/Flickr)

+ BIO: Prioleau Alexander

Prioleau Alexander attended College at Auburn University. He served as a lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division and 1st Armored Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division. Alexander is the author of You Want Fries with That? A White-Collar Burnout Experiences Life at Minimum Wage.

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