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""All I want is to be a success. That's all I ask."" Joe fails to sell a single set of the Encyclopedia Britannica in six months. Then he fails to sell a single Electrolux and must eat hundreds of pieces of homemade pie, served up by his would-be customers who feel so sorry for him. Holed up in his trailer, Joe finds an outlet his for frustrations in a series of ingenious sexual fantasies, and at last strikes gold. His brain storm, Lightning Rods, Inc., will take Joe to the very top - and to the very heart of corporate insanity - with an outrageous solution to the spectre of sexual harassment in the modern office.

 

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The long-awaited second novel from Helen DeWitt the highly acclaimed author of Last Samurai.

About the Author

Helen DeWitt is best known for her acclaimed debut novel, The Last Samurai. She held a variety of jobs while struggling to finish a book, including a dictionary text tagger, a copytaker, Dunkin' Donuts employee, and working in a laundry service. During this time she reportedly attempted to finish many novels, before finally completing The Last Samurai, her 50th manuscript, in 1998. She has since written several other novels. She lives in Berlin.

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Dushko Petrovich is a painter and writer who lives in New Haven, Connecticut. He has exhibited his work in the US and Europe, and he contributes regularly to publications such as Slate, the Boston Globe, and Modern Painters. In addition to teaching art at Boston University and the Rhode Island School of Design, he is a founding editor of Paper Monument.

 

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781611204834
Author:
Dewitt, Helen
Publisher:
Dreamscape Media
Author:
DeWitt, Helen
Edition Description:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
20111031
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MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.04 x 6.04 x 1.13 in 0.4 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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