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Nightwork

by Christine Schutt

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Published by Dalkey Archive Press in Normal, IL .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChristine Schutt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.C55555 N54 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination129 p. ;
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6778314M
ISBN 101564782395
LC Control Number00020978

A lively introduction to MIT hacks, from the police car on the Great Dome to the abduction of the Caltech cannon. An MIT "hack" is an ingenious, benign, and anonymous prank or practical joke, often requiring engineering or scientific expertise and often pulled off under cover of darkness—instances of campus mischief sometimes coinciding with April Fool's Day, final exams, or commencement. Jun 10,  · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital virtuosobs.com projects include the Wayback Machine, virtuosobs.com and virtuosobs.com

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Great book, very talented author. Nightwork by Irwin Shaw is an in the moment thriller about a hero stuck in a dead end lifestyle, how he comes upon a large sum of money and the adventures that ensue.

The hero is relatable, and seemingly "stuck", and then his life undergoes a series of transformations which we have a first row seat to as the /5. Jun 20,  · Nightwork [Irwin Shaw] on virtuosobs.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Ex-pilot Douglas Grimes seeks to spend his remaining years in quiet solitude as a hotel night clerk but is thrust back into a life of action when he discovers one hundred thousand dollars and a corpse/5(62).

Jun 20,  · Irwin Shaw (–) was an acclaimed, award-winning author who grew up in New York City and graduated from Brooklyn College in His first play, Bury the Dead (), has become an anti-war classic.

He went on to write several more plays, more than a dozen screenplays, two works of nonfiction, dozens of short stories (for which he won two O. Henry awards), and twelve novels, /5(62). Nightwork is a masterful dreamwork, revealing our lives with the startling clarity we long for.

A young woman remembers, after a forbidden embrace, the exact quality of her father's skin, "pitted and stubbled under all that color." A girl recalls the strange kingdom Nightwork book was her grandfather's estate, a place she came to inhabit only through.

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Moritz to the Plaza Athenee in Paris—with a battle-scarred, dishonest confidence man of great likability, Miles Fabian by name, and Douglas Grimes, a former charter pilot. Mar 01,  · After reading this book you will either venture to read everything Irwin Shaw has ever written or burn your copy of virtuosobs.come to the life of Douglas Grimes, an ex-pilot grounded for his failing eyes moves to New York in search of a new start/5(5).

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Apr 16,  · ‎ New York Times Bestseller: The story of a down-on-his-luck desk clerk, a con man, and a fortune from the author of Rich Man, Poor Man. Pilot Douglas Grimes’s best days are long behind him.

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Irwin Shaw (February 27, – May 16, ) was an American playwright, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story author whose written works have sold more than 14 million copies. He is best known for two of his novels: The Young Lions (), about the fate of three soldiers during World War II, which was made into a film of the same name starring Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, and Notable works: Bury the Dead (), The Young.

Mar 01,  · "Nightwork" is the seventh Dave Brandstetter mystery by Joseph Hansen. The series is set in and around Los Angeles. Dave, a death-claims investigator is looking into the death of Paul Meyers, a truck driver.5/5(4). Nightwork (The seventh book in the Dave Brandstetter series) A novel by Joseph Hansen.

In a remote spot outside L.A., a giant truck suddenly plunges in flames off a mountain road at midnight. It looks like an accident, but it isn't. Someone had fastened a bomb under the truck, killing owner-driver, Paul Myers, who was insured for $,Author: Joseph Hansen.

An assistant professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University, Allison worked as a hostess in a Tokyo club, where she examined how the rituals of a hostess define gender identities in Japan. Allison combines feminism with Asian studies in her examination of night work.

Japanese corporations bond their white- collar workers to the company with after-hours drinking. Meet Joe Trumbull. Two years ago his fiancée, Laurel, was brutally murdered and the killer was never caught. Joe, a juvenile probation officer in Kingston, New York, won’t ever forget his first true love.

But as time passes, he is willing to give another woman, Marlene Frost, a chance—and hopes a brand-new relationship with a beautiful, [ ]. They are also by definition ephemeral.

Fortunately, the MIT Museum has amassed a unique collection of hack-related pictures, reports, and remnants. Nightwork collects the best materials from this collection, to entertain innocent bystanders and inspire new generations of practitioners. In Nightwork, Anne Allison opens a window onto Japanese corporate culture and gender identities.

Allison performed the ritualized tasks of a hostess in one of Tokyo's many "hostess clubs": pouring drinks, lighting cigarettes, and making flattering or titillating conversation with the businessmen who came there on company expense accounts.

Her book critically examines how such establishments 4/5(1).In Nightwork, Anne Allison opens a window onto Japanese corporate culture and gender identities.

Allison performed the ritualized tasks of a hostess in one of Tokyo’s many "hostess clubs": pouring drinks, lighting cigarettes, and making flattering or titillating conversation with the businessmen who came there on company expense accounts.

Her book critically examines how such establishments.The Two Blue Wolves/Nightwork Special Combined Edition offers a fascinating new storytelling experience for the modern reader. Presented in a transmedia (multi-platform) format, the stories are first experienced within book, and then can be continued through a free download of additional virtuosobs.comed on: May 12,