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Snyder's account of temporarily losing his way in life presents a heartrending and inspiring memoir that "confronts the not-so-secret fear that haunts every American who works for a living" ("Atlanta Journal-Constitution"). Author pubilcity. .

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"Snyder was an English professor at Colgate University with books to his credit and teaching awards, a beautiful old house which comfortably housed his wife and four small children, and the perks and honors that normally acrue to a successful academic. Then he was fired. The book he has written about his subsequent two-year struggle to understand that fact is a painful one (particularly for another academic), because it is so unflinchingly honest. Without a trace of selfpity, Snyder describes his vain attempts to get another teaching job, his descent into a kind of twilight of disbelief and loss of faith in himself, and then his recovery through a stint as a carpenter's laborer. Snyder may not be much of a carpenter, as he himself admits, but he has written a wonderful and moving memoir." Reviewed by Daniel Weiss, Virginia Quarterly Review (Copyright 2006 Virginia Quarterly Review)

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ISBN:
9780316803489
Author:
Snyder, Don J.
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Career changes
Subject:
Labor
Subject:
Life change events
Subject:
College teachers
Subject:
Job satisfaction
Subject:
Job security
Subject:
Downsizing of organizations
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - General
Subject:
Politics-Labor
Edition Description:
1st Back Bay pbk. ed.
Series Volume:
no. 451.
Publication Date:
19980731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.50x5.80x.69 in. .80 lbs.

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