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Our Working Lives

An anthology of stories edited by

In this anthology, through a variety of voices and venues, work and the workplace provide setting, metaphor, and meaning -- Bonnie Jo Campbell. In most ways a perfect model of the American short story of work: intimate with the working experience, its work and culture, giving respect and space for the worker to speak his/her grief and joy within a collective sensibility, creating a form that exposes the effects of oppression and how character can be molded in resistance. It relies on a vibrant intimacy of voice through an oral, first-person narration and includes memoir to allow the life experience to find its own organic form -- Larry Smith.


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October 2000 : USA Paperback

Title: Our Working Lives: Short Stories of People and Work
Author(s): Stuart Dybek, Jim Ray Daniels, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Nancy Zafris, Larry Smith, Andy Nelson
ISBN: 0-933087-63-2 / 978-0-933087-63-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bottom Dog Press
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