I couldn’t put it down. I too worked in non-traditional jobs in the 1980s in Toronto. I was a single mother and being paid “men’s wages” enabled me to buy a decent home where I could raise my sons… While reading your book I started to put check marks beside the sentences and paragraphs that were similar to my own experiences and the whole book is now full of check marks!!
female stationary engineer, labourer, truck driver, electrical technologist, union executive