Professional Dish-Washer Shares Tales From the Pit

Washing dishes was not a stepping stone for Pete Jordan, but a calling. For 12 years, he was an itinerant dish-washer. He was so committed to the profession that he set out to work as a dish-washer in all 50 states.

He takes readers to the heart of the kitchen – the dish pit – in "Dishwasher: One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All 50 States.

Jordan, aka "Dishwasher Pete," talks with Michele Norris about his dishwashing exploits around the country.

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