Diary of a Company Man: Losing a Job, Finding a Life

Diary of a Company Man: Losing a Job, Finding a Life

by James S. Kunen

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Overview

Diary of a Company Man: Losing a Job, Finding a Life by James S. Kunen

James S. Kunen—author of The Strawberry
Statement,
an account of the 1968 student
uprising at Columbia University—chronicles
his adventures on the road to finding meaning
in work and life. He traces his evolution from
a rebellious youth who sees working as a kind
of death, to a laid-off corporate executive who
experiences not working as a kind of death,
to a reinvented and reinvigorated individual
who discovers something important and
meaningful to do.
The experience of falling victim to America’s
recession-ravaged economy (and the people
who run it) leads him along a career path far
different from anything he had planned. After
years of making a living, Kunen finally learns
how to make a life. Diary of a Company Man
will be a revelation not only to baby boomers
but to young people trying to figure out what
to do with their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762776276
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/10/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

James S. Kunen is the author of four previously published titles: The Strawberry Statement, Standard Operating Procedure, How Can You Defend Those People?, and Reckless Disregard .  He worked as a public defender in Washington, D.C., and as a writer and editor at People magazine before assuming the position of director of corporate communications at Time Warner’s headquarters in New York City.  Along the way, he has written articles for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Time and other notable publications.  Kunen is currently a teacher of English as a second language for immigrants. He and his family live in Brooklyn.

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