The Art of Work

The Art of Work

by Phaye Poliakoff-Chen




THE ART OF WORK highlights chronic do-gooders who battle their way toward understanding as they careen between resentment and fulfillment. Phaye Poliakoff-Chen draws a realistic portrait of humanity in these lyrical, tightly written, and at times darkly funny stories that transform our imperfections into works of art.

Praise for THE ART OF WORK

"In these gentle and emotionally honest stories of ordinary people trying to negotiate their way through a world of ambiguity, Phaye Poliakoff-Chen reveals a talent for quietly depicting the centrifugal forces at work in the everyday lives of so many Americans. All by itself, 'The Possum Ride,' which strikes me as a story that captures the zeitgeist of this hour in our social history like a spirit in a bottle, is worth the price of admission."

-Charles Johnson
National Book Award Winner, MacArthur Fellow
Author of Middle Passage

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935961925
Publisher: Libertary Co.
Publication date: 02/27/2013
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.24(d)

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