Nightwork

Nightwork
Author: Irwin Shaw
Publsiher: Open Road Media
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2013-04-16
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781480412378

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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. Grounded due to a medical condition, Grimes has resigned himself to working nights at a seedy hotel. But his fortune flips when he discovers a guest dead from a heart attack and, next to him, a tube jammed with a fortune in cold hard cash. Grimes grabs the money and, with it, the chance to remake his life. Then, in Europe, he meets Miles Fabian, an elegant and erudite con man with a flair for extravagance. Fabian recruits Grimes for his latest ploy: robbing members of the idle rich. But when the fun ends and his bad behavior catches up with him, things will get a lot more dangerous in this clever thriller from the multimillion-selling legend who brought us The Young Lions and countless other bestsellers. Known for both his literary talent—with two O. Henry Awards to his name—and for his ability to tell a propulsive, full-steam-ahead story, Shaw is perfect for those who enjoy the thrillers of Marcus Sakey or Lawrence Sanders. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.

Nightwork

Nightwork
Author: Nora Roberts
Publsiher: St. Martin's Press
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2022-05-24
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781250278203

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts introduces an unforgettable thief in an unputdownable new novel... Greed. Desire. Obsession. Revenge . . . It’s all in a night’s work. Harry Booth started stealing at nine to keep a roof over his ailing mother’s head, slipping into luxurious, empty homes at night to find items he could trade for precious cash. When his mother finally succumbed to cancer, he left Chicago—but kept up his nightwork, developing into a master thief with a code of honor and an expertise in not attracting attention?or getting attached. Until he meets Miranda Emerson, and the powerful bond between them upends all his rules. But along the way, Booth has made some dangerous associations, including the ruthless Carter LaPorte, who sees Booth as a tool he controls for his own profit. Knowing LaPorte will leverage any personal connection, Booth abandons Miranda for her own safety—cruelly, with no explanation—and disappears. But the bond between Miranda and Booth is too strong, pulling them inexorably back together. Now Booth must face LaPorte, to truly free himself and Miranda once and for all.

Night Work

Night Work
Author: Thomas Glavinic
Publsiher: Canongate Books
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2010-08-31
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781847676344

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There’s nothing moving outside. No cars. No buses. No people. No birds. Nothing. No one. Anywhere. An ordinary man wakes up on an ordinary day to find that he’s the only living creature in the entire city. The radio and TV are suddenly filled with white noise, there’s no newspaper, the Internet is down and no one’s answering the phone. Jonas is the last living being on the planet. What happened? How? Why? And why is he still here? Thriller and philosophical investigation wrapped up in an intensely compelling, eerie mystery, Night Work is compulsive and exhilarating – but don’t read it when you’re all alone...

Some Aspects of the Nightwork Problem with Special Reference to the Restaurant Industry

Some Aspects of the Nightwork Problem with Special Reference to the Restaurant Industry
Author: New York (State). Department of Labor. Division of Research and Statistics,Vera Freeman,Harry Newman
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 193
Release: 1949
Genre: Hotels
ISBN: STANFORD:36105019990337

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Brief on Prohibition of Night Work in Factories

Brief on Prohibition of Night Work in Factories
Author: Louis Dembitz Brandeis
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 529
Release: 1914
Genre: Night work
ISBN: PRNC:32101042497444

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Nightwork

Nightwork
Author: Anne Allison
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2009-02-25
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9780226014883

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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 create bonds among white-collar men and forge a masculine identity that suits the needs of their corporations. Allison describes in detail a typical company outing to such a club—what the men do, how they interact with the hostesses, the role the hostess is expected to play, and the extent to which all of this involves "play" rather than "work." Unlike previous books on Japanese nightlife, Allison's ethnography of one specific hostess club (here referred to as Bijo) views the general phenomenon from the eyes of a woman, hostess, and feminist anthropologist. Observing that clubs like Bijo further a kind of masculinity dependent on the gestures and labors of women, Allison seeks to uncover connections between such behavior and other social, economic, sexual, and gendered relations. She argues that Japanese corporate nightlife enables and institutionalizes a particular form of ritualized male dominance: in paying for this entertainment, Japanese corporations not only give their male workers a self-image as phallic man, but also develop relationships to work that are unconditional and unbreakable. This is a book that will appeal to anyone interested in gender roles or in contemporary Japanese society.

Night Work

Night Work
Author: Steve Hamilton
Publsiher: Minotaur Books
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2007-09-18
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781429919777

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With Night Work, award-winning author of the acclaimed Alex McKnight series Steve Hamilton delivers an atmospheric standalone thriller. Joe Trumbull is not a man who scares easily. But tonight he is scared to death. It's been two years since Joe's fiancée, Laurel, was murdered. Two years of grief and loneliness. On this hot summer night, he's finally going on a blind date, his first since Laurel's death. He's not looking for love, just testing the waters to see if it's possible to live a normal life again. And after the first awkward minutes, Joe starts to think this date wasn't such a bad idea after all. In fact, maybe it will turn out to be one of the best things that ever happened to him. He couldn't be more wrong. Because somehow, for reasons Joe doesn't yet understand, this one evening will mark the beginning of a new nightmare. A nightmare that will lead him to realize that the past is never past. And the worst is yet to come.

Night Work

Night Work
Author: Laurie R. King
Publsiher: Bantam
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2009-07-22
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780307567963

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Night Work Kate and her partner, Al Hawkin, are called to a scene of carefully executed murder: the victim is a muscular man, handcuffed and strangled, a stun gun's faint burn on his chest and candy in his pocket. The likeliest person to want him dead, his often-abused wife, is meek and frail--and has an airtight alibi. Kate and Al are stumped, until a second body turns up--also zapped, cuffed, and strangled...and carrying a candy bar. This victim: a convicted rapist. As newspaper headlines speculate about vendetta killings, a third death draws Kate and Al into a network of pitiless destruction that reaches far beyond San Francisco, a modern-style hit list with shudderingly primal roots.

Night Work

Night Work
Author: Randall Maggs
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 203
Release: 2018
Genre: Canadian poetry
ISBN: 1771314966

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Nightwork

Nightwork
Author: Christine Schutt
Publsiher: Knopf
Total Pages: 129
Release: 2012-11-28
Genre: Literary Collections
ISBN: 9780307828200

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In this, her first collection of stories, Christine Schutt gives exquisite and provocative form to feelings and memories. 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 that was her grandfather's estate, a place she came to inhabit only through betrayal. Romantic linkings are often unexpected: mother-son, father-daughter, mother-lover-daughter. In "What Have You Been Doing?" a mother teaches her son how to kiss. In "Dead Men," a woman finds herself unable to be touched by her new lover without experiencing intensely erotic recollections of the lover who is gone. The stories are sensually detailed and sometimes shocking. Hands, feet, breasts . . . bodies are known, as they are known, mostly in bed. "Before the dead man, she had slept by herself with her hands to herself like a poultice." Here is an Everywoman, voiced from familiar enclosures: a house in the country, an apartment in town. The muted landscapes, too, are an Everyplace made of "wind and slashes of high blue sky in the heads of furious trees." Schutt's fearlessness, her passionate honesty, is the source for the language of these splendid stories—night worlds, which may disturb our composure but enable us to dream while awake.

Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics

Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1915
Genre: Labor
ISBN: UIUC:30112011574610

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Union Wages and Hours

Union Wages and Hours
Author: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1974
Genre: Hours of labor
ISBN: UCR:31210013531205

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Night Life

Night Life
Author: David C. Taylor
Publsiher: Forge Books
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2015-03-17
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781466843431

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*A 2016 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award Nominee for Best Novel *Winner of the 2016 Nero Wolfe Award for Best American Mystery David C. Taylor's Night Life takes us back to New York City in 1954. The Cold War is heating up. Senator Joe McCarthy is running a witch hunt for Communists in America. The newly formed CIA is fighting a turf battle with the FBI to see who will be the primary US intelligence agency. And the bodies of murdered young men are turning up in the city. Michael Cassidy has an unusual background for a New York cop. His father, a refugee from Eastern Europe, is a successful Broadway producer. His godfather is Frank Costello, a Mafia boss. Cassidy also has an unusual way of going about the business of being a cop-maybe that's why he threw a fellow officer out a third story window of the Cortland Hotel. Cassidy is assigned to the case of Alexander Ingram, a Broadway chorus dancer found tortured and dead in his apartment in Hell's Kitchen. Complications grow as other young men are murdered one after the other. And why are the FBI, the CIA, and the Mafia interested in the death of a Broadway gypsy? Meanwhile, a mysterious, beautiful woman moves into Cassidy's building in Greenwich Village. Is Dylan McCue a lover or an enemy? Cassidy is plagued by nightmares-dreams that sometimes become reality. And he has been dreaming that someone is coming to kill him. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

A Dark Night s Work

A Dark Night s Work
Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 473
Release: 1890
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: HARVARD:32044077697258

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Nightworks

Nightworks
Author: Marvin Bell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 279
Release: 2000
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: UOM:39015049991899

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A retrospective of the career of a master teacher and extraordinary poet.