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Stockboy
     

Stockboy

by Thomas Duffy
 

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Stockboy features the story of Phillip, a single 30-something retail employee, who is trying to rise above the job for which he was hired in a large Times Square theme store. While waiting for a big break, he works hard and, in the interim, falls in love with a woman who comes to believe he actually works as a teacher. While confronting different elements in his job

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Stockboy features the story of Phillip, a single 30-something retail employee, who is trying to rise above the job for which he was hired in a large Times Square theme store. While waiting for a big break, he works hard and, in the interim, falls in love with a woman who comes to believe he actually works as a teacher. While confronting different elements in his job and personal life, he finds himself struggling to stay afloat in his effort to find romance and financial success. This is a story for anyone who has worked hard in the hopes of finding happiness and fulfillment.

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The day-to-day minutiae of retail can be humorous, with anecdotes of co-workers’ antics and supervisors’ mismanagement that will be relatable to many readers.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148654384
Publisher:
Thomas Duffy
Publication date:
07/29/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
200
File size:
134 KB

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Meet the Author

Thomas Duffy graduated with a degree in English from the New York City Pace University campus. He also obtained undergraduate credits at Hofstra University and Hunter College. While in college, he wrote film reviews for his school papers and the formerly published UniverCity, a publication at which he interviewed stars and directors such as John Cusack, Jenna Elfman and Mark Waters. Thomas, being a huge movie buff, co-managed almost every video store you could imagine before Netflix, Redbox and On Demand (among others) led to the end of most video stores. He is recipient of a Creative Writing Award.

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