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A Pulitzer Prize winner interviews workers, from policemen to piano tuners: "Magnificent . . . To read it is to hear America talking." - The Boston Globe A National Book Award Finalist and New York Times bestseller Studs Terkel's classic oral history Working is a compelling look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews with everyone from a gravedigger to a studio head, this book provides a "brilliant" and enduring portrait of people's feelings about their working lives. This edition includes a new foreword by New York Times journalist Adam Cohen ( Forbes ). "Splendid . . . Important . . . Rich and fascinating . . . The people we meet are not digits in a poll but real people with real names who share their anecdotes, adventures, and aspirations with us." - Business Week "The talk in Working is good talk-earthy, passionate, honest, sometimes tender, sometimes crisp, juicy as reality, seasoned with experience." - The Washington Post
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