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Described as “the most well-executed literary sex comedy” of our time by Salon.com, and “a wickedly smart satire that deserves to be a classic” by Bookforum, Helen DeWitt’s Lighting Rods is a novel that will leave you laughing for more. Follow one steady rise to power in corporate America as down-and-out salesman Joe curtails sexual harassment in the office and increases productivity with his mysterious, mind-blowing invention.

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From the acclaimed author of The Last Samurai, Lightning Rod's is "the most well-executed literary sex comedy" of our time.

About the Author

Helen DeWitt is the author of a "remarkable first novel" (Daniel Mendelsohn, New York Review of Books), The Last Samurai, which has been translated into twenty languages. She lives in Berlin.

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ISBN:
9780811220347
Author:
Dewitt, Helen
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Author:
DeWitt, Helen
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Literature-A to Z
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Publication Date:
20121031
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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