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People Talk about What They Do All Day and How They Feel about What They Do

By Studs Terkel

New Press, Paperback, 9781565843424, 640pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1997


Perhaps Studs Terkel's best-known book, "Working" is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to studio heads, this book provides a timeless snapshot of people's feelings about their working lives, as well as a relevant and lasting look at how work fits into American life.

About the Author
Ed Cray is a professor at the University of Southern California. He lives in Santa Monica.