Temporary by Hilary Leichter

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“The gods created the First Temporary so they could take a break.”

In Temporary, a young woman’s workplace is the size of the world. She fills increasingly bizarre placements in search of steadiness, connection, and something, at last, to call her own. Whether it’s shining an endless closet of shoes, swabbing the deck of a pirate ship, assisting an assassin, or filling in for the Chairman of the Board, for the mythical Temporary, “there is nothing more personal than doing your job.”

This riveting quest, at once hilarious and profound, will resonate with anyone who has ever done their best at work, even when the work is only temporary.

  • File Name:temporary-by-hilary-leichter.epub
  • Original Title:Temporary
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  • Language:en
  • Identifier:9781566895743
  • Publisher:Coffee House Press
  • Date:2019
  • File Size:2.054 MB

Table of Content

  • 1. Cover
  • 2. Title Page
  • 3. Copyright
  • 4. Dedication
  • 5. Contents
  • 6. Onboarding
  • 7. City Work
  • 8. Water Work
  • 9. First Work
  • 10. Blood Work
  • 11. Memory Work
  • 12. Sky Work
  • 13. Paper Work
  • 14. Home Work
  • 15. Post Work
  • 16. Exit Interview
  • 17. Acknowledgments
  • 18. Funder Acknowledgments
  • 19. The Publisher’s Circle of Coffee House Press

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Mason Epub
Mason Epub

Smart, hilarious, truly no other book like this and no other writer like Leichter.

Reply2 years ago