Lightning Rods

October 18, 2012|
Lightning Rods by Helen Dewitt
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Described as “the most well-executed literary sex comedy” of our time by Salon.com, and “a wickedly smart satire that deserves to be a classic” by Bookforum, Helen DeWitt’s Lighting Rods is a novel that will leave you laughing for more. Follow one steady rise to power in corporate America as down-and-out salesman Joe curtails sexual harassment in the office and increases productivity with his mysterious, mind-blowing invention.
Helen DeWitt was born in a suburb of Washington, DC. Daughter of American diplomats, she grew up mainly in Latin America, living in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, and Ecuador. She went to Oxford to study classics for a BA and D.Phil. She left academia to try to write a novel, moving eventually to London and acquiring UK citizenship. She had...
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Title:Lightning Rods
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.8 in
Published:October 18, 2012
Publisher:New Directions Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780811220347

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