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Right Livelihoods: Three Novellas

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At the center of The Omega Force, which opens RIGHT LIVELIHOODS, is a buffoonish former government official in rocky recovery. Dr. Jamie Van Deusen is determined to protect his habitat--its golf courses (and Bloody Marys), pizza places (and beers) from dark complected foreign nationals. His patriotism and wild imagination are mainly fueled by a fall off the wagon. The collection's second novella, K & K, concerns a lonely young office manager at an insurance agency, where the office suggestion box is yielding unpleasant messages that escalate to a scary pitch. Ellie Knight- Cameron's responses to these random diatribes illuminate the toll that a lack of self-awareness can take. The book ends with a cataclysmic vision of New York City, after the leveling of 50 square blocks of Manhattan. Four million have died. Albertine, the street name for the buzz of a lifetime, is a mindaltering drug that sets The Albertine Notes in motion. Only Rick Moody could lead us to feel affection for the various misguided, earnestly striving characters in this alternately unsettling and warm trio of stories.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316166355
Author:
Moody, Rick
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
223
Dimensions:
8.22x5.46x.68 in. .51 lbs.

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