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Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar Stories of Work

by Richard Ford

Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar Stories of Work Synopsis

Edited byRichard Ford and featuring stories by Russell Banks, Alice Munro, Tobias Wolff,Jhumpa Lahiri, JohnCheever, and many others, Blue Collar,White Collar, No Collar is a profound and groundbreaking anthologyexploring resonant themes of employment, service, and daily obligations asunique windows into our culture, our society, and our very humanity. With ashare of proceeds going to assist the literacynonprofit 826Michigan, this unforgettable collection of short fiction from manyof contemporary literature's most powerful authors limns the diverse meanings of work in American culture today, even as itlooks to the future of the American workforce and its capacity to succeedcreatively tomorrow.

Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar Stories of Work Press Reviews

A rich compendium that seeks to define, defend and explain the importance of work using complex characters that range from a veteran waiter aboard a train to a lauded but aging poet seeking his muse in Italy. -- Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers This book is worth a read. I learned a few things, smiled a time or two and made myself a promise to leave very, very good tips for the next delivery man who comes to our house. -- New York Times

Book Information

ISBN: 9780062020413
Publication date: 5th May 2011
Author: Richard Ford
Publisher: HarperPerennial an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 624 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Short stories, Anthologies (non-poetry),

About Richard Ford

Richard Ford is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Bascombe novels and the New York Times bestselling Canada and Let Me Be Frank with You. He is the author of the renowned short story collections Rock Springs and A Multitude of Sins. Ford is the 2016 recipient of the Asturias Award for Literature in Spain, and he lives in East Boothbay, Maine with his wife, Kristina Ford.

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