T.J. Mitchell

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T.J. Mitchell graduated with an English degree from Harvard and worked in the film industry before becoming a full-time stay-at-home dad and screenplay consultant in 2000. He co-authored the New York Times bestseller Working Stiff with his wife, Dr. Judy Melinek, in 2014. He and Judy are currently collaborating on First Cut, the debut novel in a medical examiner detective-fiction series, while raising their three children in San Francisco.

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Average rating: 4.19 · 17,186 ratings · 2,121 reviews · 3 distinct works
Working Stiff: Two Years, 2...

4.21 avg rating — 16,439 ratings — published 2014 — 18 editions
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First Cut (Jessie Teska, #1)

3.80 avg rating — 764 ratings — published 2020 — 13 editions
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Aftershock (Jessie Teska, #2)

3.95 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2021 — 7 editions
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"Before we became published authors, we had already collaborated as parents to four kids—and working together to mold fictional people is a breeze compared to the challenges of working together to raise fleshy ones. The post Spouse and Co-Authors: ..." Read more of this blog post »
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Working Stiff by Judy Melinek
Hi, Angelica—no, I'm afraid no one has published a Spanish language translation of Working Stiff yet. Follow us by liking the Facebook page Dr. Working Stiff, and we'll post an update if we get the news that one is in the works!
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