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. "
Author of The Last Samurai and Lightning Rods, Helen Dewitt knows, in descending order of proficiency, Latin, ancient Greek, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Arabic, Hebrew, and Japanese: 'The self is a set of linguistic patterns,' she said. 'Reading and speaking in another language is l...
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Title:Lightning RodsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.3 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.3 X 0.8 inPublished:October 18, 2012Publisher:New Directions PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811220346

ISBN - 13:9780811220347

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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