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A playful, big-hearted tragicomedy in the Russo/Irving mold, American Corporate chronicles the misadventures of middle-aged Jack Sullivan and his family as they bounce across the country in search of gainful employment, domestic tranquility, and a few people they can trust. It is a story that working parents past, present and future will see as part of their own: the trium ...more
Paperback, 258 pages
Published December 15th 2018 by Baby Bingus Books
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I swear I was laughing from the first sentence of this books straight through till the end. Jack Sullivan is a character with a name that sounds like one you might hear in a spy movie or a super hero flick, but who, in reality is more like the type of character you'd find in a National Lampoon's movie. Jack has not had an easy time of things at the beginning of the book. He lost his job, he's about to lose his house and he's forced to go to an interview for a new job with a noticeable—er, smell. ...more
Mar 14, 2019 Lynelle Clark rated it really liked it
I received this book with the request for an honest review. I enjoyed reading it and could easily associate with most of the characters. Having worked in the corporate world for approximately 48 years. Many scenarios and settings in the book came alive as if it happened around me. The dealings and conniving were portrayed very, very realistic. The struggles of Jack and Carrie, with growing children, under the cloud of unemployment and desperation, is known to my own real-life dramas.
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My father used to tell just about everybody he met that his son would do just about anything to avoid working. To make him happy I became an artist, and have been involved in a wide range of creative endeavors and have held a variety of requisite day gigs along the way. I like to make all sorts of things. Writing is my bread and butter, from circumcision ceremonies to eulogies, brochures, TV comme ...more