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Table of Contents

Introduction --
Preface 1.
Who built the pyramids? --
Mike LeFevre
[Steelworker] --
Preface 2.
Who spreads the news? --
Billy Carpenter
[Newsboy] --
Cliff Pickens
[Newsboy] --
Terry Pickens
[Newsboy] --
Preface 3.
The mason --
Carl Murray Bates
[Stonemason] -- -- bk. 1.
Working the land --
Pierce Walker, farmer --
Roberto Acuna, farm worker --
Aunt Katherine Haynes, farm woman --
Joe and Susie Haynes, deep miner and his wife --
Rob Sanders, strip miner --
Hub Dillard, heavy equipment operator -- -- bk. 2. -- [pt. 1].
Communication --
Sharon Atkins, receptionist --
Frances Swenson, hotel switchboard operator --
Heather Lamb, telephone operator --
Jack Hunter, professor of communications -- -- [pt. 2].
A pecking order --
Terry Mason, airline stewardess --
Beryl Simpson, airline reservationist --
Jill Torrance, model --
Anne Bogan, executive secretary --
Roberta Victor, hook -- -- [pt. 3].
Did you ever hear the one about the farmer's daughter? --
Barbara Herrick, writer/producer -- -- [pt. 4].
The commercial --
John Fortune, copy chief --
Arny Freeman, actor --
Rip Torn, actor --
Eddie Jaffe, press agent --
Richard Mann, installment dealer --
Enid du Bois, telephone solicitor --
bk. 3. -- [pt. 1].
Cleaning up --
Nick Salerno, sanitation truck driver --
Roy Schmidt, garbage man --
Louis Hayward, washroom attendant --
Lincoln James, factory mechanic --
Maggie Holmes, domestic --
Eric Hoellen, janitor -- -- [pt. 2].
Watching --
Fritz Ritter, doorman --
Vincent Maher, policeman --
Renault Robinson, policeman --
Anthony Ruggiero, industrial investigator --
Jill Freedman, photographer --
Pauline Kael, film critic -- -- bk. 4.
The demon lover -- -- [pt. 1].
The making --
Phil Stallings, spot-welder --
Jim Grayson, spot-welder --
Hobart Foote, utility man --
Ned Williams, stock chaser --
tom Brand, plant manager --
Wheeler Stanley, general foreman --
Gary Bryner, president, Lordstown Local, UAW -- -- [pt. 2].
The driving --
Booker Page, cabdriver --
Lucky Miller, cabdriver --
Will Robinson, bus driver --
Frank Decker, interstate trucker -- -- [pt. 3].
The parking --
Alfred Pommier, car hiker -- -- [pt. 4].
The selling --
Johnny Bosworth, car salesman -- -- bk. 5. -- [pt. 1].
Appearance --
Sam Mature, barber --
Edward and Hazel Zimmer, hair stylists --
Jean Stanley, cosmetics saleswoman --
Dr. Stephen Bartlett, dentist --
Doc Pritchard, hotel clerk --
Hots Michaels, bar pianist --
Teddy Grodowski, elevator starter --
Tim Devlin, janitor, ex-salesman -- -- [pt. 2].
Counting --
Nancy Rogers, bank teller --
Fred Roman, auditor -- -- [pt. 3].
Footwork --
Jack Spiegel, organizer --
Alice Washington, order filler, shoe factory --
John Fuller, mail carrier --
Conrad Swibel, gas meter reader --
Brett Hauser, supermarket box boy --
Babe Secoli, supermarket checker --
Thomas Rush, skycap --
Grace Clements, felter, luggage factory --
Delores Dante, waitress -- -- [pt. 4].
Just a housewife -
Therese Carter --
Jesusita Novarro --
bk. 6. -- [pt. 1].
The quiet life --
Donna Murray, bookbinder --
Nino Guidici, pharmacist --
Eugene Russell, piano tuner -- -- [pt. 2].
Brokers --
Margaret Richards, realty broker --
James Carson, yacht broker --
David Reed Glover, stockbroker --
Ray Wax, stockbroker -- -- [pt. 3].
Bureaucracy --
Steve Carmichael, project coordinator --
Lilith Reynolds, government relations coordinator --
Diane Wilson, process clerk -- -- [pt. 4].
Organizer --
Bill Talcott -- -- bk. 7. -- [pt. 1].
The sporting life --
Eddie Arroyo, jockey --
Steve Hamilton, baseball player --
Blackie Mason, sports press agent --
Jeanne Douglas, tennis player --
Eric Nesterenko, hockey player --
George Allen, football coach -- -- [pt. 2].
In charge --
Ward Quaal, TV/radio executive --
Dave Bender, factory owner --
Ernest Bradshaw, audit department head, bank --
Peter Keeley, ex-boss --
Lois Keeley Novak, his daughter --
Larry Ross, ex-president of conglomerate; consultant -- -- [pt. 3].
Ma and Pa courage --
George and Irene Brewer -- -- [pt. 4].
Reflections on idleness and retirement --
Barbara Terwilliger, idleness --
Bill Norworth, retired railroad engineer --
Joe Zmuda, ex-shipping clerk --
bk. 8. -- [pt. 1].
The age of Charlie Blossom --
Charlie Blossom, copy boy --
Steven Simonyi-Gindele, publisher --
Tom McCoy, proofreader --
Ralph Werner, department store salesman --
Bud Freeman, jazz musician --
Ken Brown, executive --
Kay Stepkin, director of bakery cooperative --
Cathleen Moran, hospital aide -- -- [pt. 2].
Cradle to grave --
Ruth Lindstrom, baby nurse --
Rose Hoffman, public school teacher --
Pat Zimmerman, alternative school teacher --
Kitty Scanlan, occupational therapist --
Betsy DeLacy, patients' representative --
Carmelita Lester, practical nurse, old people's home --
Herbert Bach, memorial counselor --
Elmer Ruiz, gravedigger -- -- bk. 9. -- [pt. 1].
The quiz kid and the carpenter --
Bruce Fletcher, tree nursery attendant --
Nick Lindsay, carpenter/poet -- -- [pt. 2].
In search of a calling --
Nora Watson, editor --
Walter Lundquist, industrial designer --
Rebecca Sweeney, nun to naprapath -- -- [pt. 3].
Second chance --
Fred Ringley, ex-salesman; farmer --
Philip da Vinci, lawyer --
Sarah Houghton, librarian --
Mario Anichini, stone cutter -- -- [pt. 4].
Fathers and sons --
Glen Stribling, service station owner --
Dave Stribling, his son and partner --
Steve Dubi, steelworker --
Father Leonard Dubi, his son, a priest --
Jack Currier, teacher, adult education --
Harold Patrick, freight elevator operator --
Bob Patrick, policeman --
Tom Patrick, fireman.

Edition Notes

Genre
Interviews.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
331.2/09/73
Library of Congress
HD8072 .T4 1975

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxxvi, 762 p. ;
Number of pages
762

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24224390M
Internet Archive
working00terk
ISBN 10
0380002590
ISBN 13
9780380002597
OCLC/WorldCat
8661180
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