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The Cost of Living

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Richard Cahill is working more insane hours than ever - and getting less and less in return. His e-mail grows in geometric proportion to the amount of time he spends answering it. He's days away from the big client presentation for the account that will get him a promotion and buy his dream house - talisman of the upper-middle-class life he and his wife have slaved for. ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published August 1st 1997 by Viking Adult
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In the middle of the Jazz Age, four years before the 1929 stock market crash, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote "The Great Gatsby," a poetic novel that immortalized the "incoherent failure" of a romantic American gangster.

Although narrator Nick Carraway hardly mentions his work as a novice bond salesman, signs of Wall Street's stunning new wealth pervade his descriptions of New York society. Fitzgerald was no economist, but Gatsby's career is locked in our collective consciousness as a prescient metapho
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