Checkout Girl: A Life Behind the Register

Checkout Girl: A Life Behind the Register

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by Anna Sam
     
 

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My name is Anna. I'm 31 years old with a degree in literature and a life story that is both completely ordinary and a little bit unusual

Former cashier Anna Sam offers an insider's peek at what really goes on behind the register. In the wise and witty voice of the college-educated, underpaid retail worker, Sam comments on everything from ill-cut uniforms,

Overview

My name is Anna. I'm 31 years old with a degree in literature and a life story that is both completely ordinary and a little bit unusual

Former cashier Anna Sam offers an insider's peek at what really goes on behind the register. In the wise and witty voice of the college-educated, underpaid retail worker, Sam comments on everything from ill-cut uniforms, to drunken customers, to Express Lane tricks. Filled with hilarious and hair-raising observations, Checkout Girl is a great gift for anyone who has ever been, or had an encounter with, a supermarket cashier.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402776595
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Unable to find work after graduating from college, Anna Sam became a cashier full time and started a blog about her experience. This led to the publication of Les tribulations d'une caissière, which sold over 250,000 copies in France alone. A film and play based on her memoir are in development.

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Checkout Girl 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An easy read that will make you chuckle and check yourself the next time you check out at any register!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is so funny and jovial! You will greatly enjoy this book if you read it. The main character is one that you will not soon forget. This book shows the truth about how much customer service jobs feally stink.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Quick and funny loved it!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is blank. Not formatted for nook. All pages are blank. Starting to get mad as this is the 3 rd book out of 20 that is not nook ready. Waste of money. Buyer neware.
Holly More than 1 year ago
Checkout : A Life On The Tills is Anna's true story on all the helpful hints on how to survive working at a supermarket. With hints like how to deal with nice to downright mean customers and how to deal with managers that are sometimes are just looking out for themselves. Anna lasted 8 years working there, doing a common job and gives everyone a look at what really happens at the supermarket! This book had me laughing at what she went through and all the stupid things that people tried to pull. I was a quick read but it was full of laughter and it gives a sense of what working in a supermarket is like. It may have happened overseas but you can still get what she is trying to say without it being to hard to understand. Thank You to Anna Sam for telling your side of the story of what really happens in a supermarket! I received this book from the Publisher via NetGalley in exchange for a honest review.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Don't get it but its a good life learning that some dream jobs should be small to be big and famous
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I guess when I bough this book I was expecting something completley different. It has a few moments of humor but other then that I felt like the book was just giving me he do's and don'ts of being a "checkout girl". Plus it is only like 128 pages for $3.99! Overall I would not recommend this book unless you are considering becoming a cashier.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think this is a really good book that reccomend.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
• You like stoies about real life experiences • You want to work at a store someday •You like to read this kinda stuff just for the faint of heart
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