RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 173659698 LA English T1 Personal days : a novel A1 Park, Ed,, PB Random House Trade Paperbacks PP New York YR 2008 SN 9780812978575 0812978579 AB "In an unnamed New York-based company, the employees are getting restless as everything around them unravels. There's Pru, the former grad student turned spreadsheet drone; Laars, the hysteric whose work anxiety stalks him in his tooth-grinding dreams; and Jack II, who gives unwanted backrubs - aka "jackrubs"--To his co-workers." "On a Sunday, one of them is called at home. And the Firings begin." "Rich with Orwellian doublespeak, filled with sabotage and romance, this astonishing literary debut is at once a comic delight and a narrative tour de force. It's a novel for anyone who has ever worked in an office and wondered: "Where does the time go? Where does the life go? And whose banana is in the fridge?""--publisher description.