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Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls

(2010)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Fiction. Winner of the 6th Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction, chosen Ben Marcus. In this darkly hilarious debut collection, misfit women and girls in every strata of society are investigated through various ill-fated jobs. One is the main course of dinner, another the porn star contracted to copulate in space for a reality TV show. They become futuristic ant farms, get knocked up by the star high school quarterback and have secret abortions, use parakeets to reverse amputations, make love to garden gnomes, go into air conditioning ducts to confront their mother's ghost, and do so in settings that range from Hell to the local white-supremacist bowling alley. "These fine stories, anthropologically thorough in their view of the contemporary person, illuminate how people hide behind their pursuits, concealing what matters most to them while striving, and usually failing, to be loved"--Ben Marcus.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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July 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls: Stories (Art of the Story)
Author(s): Alissa Nutting
ISBN: 0-06-269985-7 / 978-0-06-269985-5 (USA edition)
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October 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls
Author(s): Alissa Nutting
ISBN: 0-9842133-2-5 / 978-0-9842133-2-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Starcherone Books
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July 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls: Stories
Author(s): Alissa Nutting
ISBN: 1-5385-5100-4 / 978-1-5385-5100-4 (USA edition)
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July 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls: Stories, Library Edition
Author(s): Alissa Nutting
ISBN: 1-5385-5099-7 / 978-1-5385-5099-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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Title: Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls: Stories (Art of the Story)
Author(s): Alissa Nutting
ISBN: 1-5385-5101-2 / 978-1-5385-5101-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins and Blackstone Audio
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Title: Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls: Stories
Author(s): Alissa Nutting
Publisher: HarperAudio
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July 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls: Stories
Author(s): Alissa Nutting
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Kindle Editions

July 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls: Stories (Art of the Story)
Author(s): Alissa Nutting
Publisher: Ecco
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