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A novel

Author: Joshua Ferris
Publisher: London : Penguin Books Ltd : [distributor] Penguin Books Ltd, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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They spend their days - and too many of their nights - at work. There's Chris Yop, clinging to his ergonomic chair; Lynn Mason, the boss, whose breast cancer everyone pretends not to talk about; Carl Garbedian, secretly taking someone else's medication; Marcia Dwyer, whose hair is stuck in the eighties; and Benny, who's just - well, just Benny.
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Genre/Form: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Ferris
ISBN: 9780141027630 0141027630
OCLC Number: 851802119
Language Note: English.
Awards: Winner of Richard & Judy Book Club: Summer Read 2008.
Shortlisted for United States National Book Awards: Fiction 2007.
Shortlisted for Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers Awards - Fiction 2007.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 400 pages ; 20 x 13 x 2 cm
Responsibility: Joshua Ferris.

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They spend their days - and too many of their nights - at work. Away from friends and family, they share a stretch of stained carpet with a group of strangers they call colleagues. There's Chris Yop,  Read more...

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