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Blue collar, white collar, no collar : stories of work / edited by Richard Ford.

Book Book ([2011])
Description: xiv, 607 pages ; 21 cm
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, [2011]
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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction PS 648 .S5 B58 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780062020413 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0062020412 (pbk.)
  • Edition: First edition.
Contents: Business talk / Max Apple -- The gully / Russell Banks -- Me and Miss Mandible / Donald Barthelme -- Unjust / Richard Bausch -- The working girl / Ann Beattie -- Zapatos / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- (I thought my father looked like FDR) / George Chambers -- The world of apples / John Cheever -- Drummond & Son / Charles D'Ambrosio -- The writers' trade / Nicholas Delbanco -- Edison, New Jersey / Junot Díaz -- Delivering / Andre Dubus -- Sauerkraut soup / Stuart Dybek -- The flaw in the design / Deborah Eisenberg -- Great experiment / Jeffrey Eugenides -- Under the radar / Richard Ford -- The store / Edward P. Jones -- Interpreter of maladies / Jhumpa Lahiri -- Cowboy / Thomas McGuane -- A solo song: for Doc / James Alan McPherson -- Some women / Alice Munro -- High lonesome / Joyce Carol Oates -- Geese / ZZ Packer -- The valiant woman / J.F. Powers -- Job history / Annie Proulx -- Officer friendly / Lewis Robinson -- Foreign shores / James Salter -- Minotaur / Jim Shepard -- Pharmacy / Elizabeth Strout -- Death of a traveling salesman / Eudora Welty -- The deposition / Tobias Wolff -- A glutton for punishment / Richard Yates.
Summary: Features a collection of short stories about work that reveal how jobs, which have taken on increased significance during the current economic crisis, can define, frustrate, and elevate people.
Authors: Ford, Richard, 1944- (editor.).
Citation: Ford, Richard. "Blue collar, white collar, no collar : stories of work." New York : Harper Perennial, 2011.
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