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Personal Days

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Personal Days

In an unnamed New York-based company, the employees are getting restless as everything around them unravels. There’s Pru, the former grad student turned spreadsheet drone; Laars, the hysteric whose work anxiety stalks him in his tooth-grinding dreams; and Jack II, who distributes unwanted backrubs–aka “jackrubs”–to his co-workers.

On a Sunday, one of them is called at home. And the Firings begin. Rich with Orwellian doublespeak, filled with sabotage and romance, this astonishing literary debut is at once a comic delight and a narrative tour de force. It’s a novel for anyone who has ever worked in an office and wondered: “Where does the time go? Where does the life go? And whose banana is in the fridge?”

Personal Days
by Ed Park

  • Publication Date: May 13, 2008
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 241 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • ISBN-10: 0812978579
  • ISBN-13: 9780812978575