The DMV . . . Asleep at the Wheel

An Immigrant’s View of Scandalous Government Waste

by Mariam "The Mighty" Noujaim



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/23/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 226
ISBN : 9781524688929
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 226
ISBN : 9781524688905
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 226
ISBN : 9781524688912

About the Book

Everyone in the world knows DMV means poor service. Now you can get an inside look at what creates that culture of: “It’s not my money, I don’t care”. Mariam, The Mighty, immigrated to America leaving behind a culture of shortage and conservation vs the shock of abundance and waste. Her Mom did the unthinkable, she recycled matches…. yes matches. Stop the waste is the message from The Author. She describes a collection of hilarious situations where the DMV has spent money on things which are unnecessary or extravagant like a $60,000 crossing guard to help adult DMV Employees cross between 2 connected buildings! DMV’s janitor vs the donkey cart in Egypt! DMV State of The Art Scanners and Egyptian Ancient Technology, what do they have in common?!! The Killer Keyboard…The Hall of Mirrors…Committing Hairy Chairy…Bumper Chairs…Trash Talking...It is snowing at DMV… ‘Eatin’ Your Taxes! WHO’S HUNGRY!!!! “Best potlucks ever at the DMV!!!” and more stories DMV doesn’t want you to know. The book will illustrate the problems while you laugh your …. Off! This is a book of ALL TRUE stories which sheds light on the waste in a comical way. Sometimes, it only takes a match in the dark to spark a revolution.

About the Author

Mariam Noujaim earned the nickname “The Mighty” by taking on injustice. Born in Egypt, and graduated from the American University in Cairo (AUC) in 1977. She came to the United States in 1979 and landed a job in California state government. In addition to working full time, and fighting the waste, she built a thirty-year real estate career and several other entrepreneurial businesses. Now retired from the DMV she presents this book both hilarious and enjoyable to read, while sincere in her hopes that state government can WAKE-UP!