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3.25  ·  Rating Details ·  20 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
"Funny, sad, clever, original, heartwarming, timely, and terrific . . . A must-read."
—Nelson DeMille

"Highly recommended . . . Heffernan is masterly in -examining the scruples of corporate downsizing with a discerning eye and levity in his cauldron of good and evil."—Library Journal

"An enormously entertaining yarn that puts the concept of human resources in an arresting new
Paperback, 270 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Akashic Books (first published February 1st 2001)
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Apr 09, 2009 ABC Group rated it liked it
This is the sort of book that could easily be turned into a movie, or even David Simon series. Heffernan has the ability to tread the thin line between beach book and complicated narrative. In the end, it was a bit more feel good than I would have liked, but it is classic Heffernan. He just doesn't shine as he does in some other books.
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Jul 16, 2016 Randy Garry rated it really liked it
Enthralling story. Although fictional, it surely offered insights into the behind-the-scenes world of newspaper publishing, and the medical profession. Both offered up in a quite cynical fashion. Good character development. A great read!
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