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Office politics : a novel

Author: Wilfrid Sheed
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The novel's setting is the slightly worn-at-the-heels office of The Outsider, an influential journal of opinion with a small but dwindling circulation. The magazine and its staff have been dominated by the personality of editor-in-chief Gilbert Twining ever since that unorthodox "genius" of British journalism was imported a decade ago. But when a sudden illness sends Twining into enforced retirement, the underground  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfrid Sheed
OCLC Number: 23814045
Notes: "Preview ed."--Cover.
Description: 339 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Wilfrid Sheed.

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The novel's setting is the slightly worn-at-the-heels office of The Outsider, an influential journal of opinion with a small but dwindling circulation. The magazine and its staff have been dominated by the personality of editor-in-chief Gilbert Twining ever since that unorthodox "genius" of British journalism was imported a decade ago. But when a sudden illness sends Twining into enforced retirement, the underground struggle among his editors to supplant him surfaces.

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