Reason for Leaving: Job Stories : a Novel

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Academy Chicago Publishers, 2001 - Fiction - 181 pages
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On a job application, there's that tricky question: reason for leaving? John Manderino's answers are collected here in this hilarious novel tracing the history of a guy trying to grow up job by job. Delivery boy, altar boy, busboy, teacher, cotton picker, umpire, Zen monk—Manderino's protagonist tries on one hat after another.

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Contents

DELIVERY BOY
9
WINDOW WASHER
25
BALLPLAYER
39
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John Manderino was born in Illinois and lives in Maine with his wife.

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