The Resource The Bob Watson : a novel, Greg Bardsley, (electronic resource)

The Bob Watson : a novel, Greg Bardsley, (electronic resource)

Label
The Bob Watson : a novel
Title
The Bob Watson
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Greg Bardsley
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of Cash Out, a hilarious novel about one working stiff's day of hooky, reminiscent of Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Office Space, and the insanity that ensues. Rick Blanco walks out of meetings. He's a serial meeting ditcher. A walk-out artist. He's so good that no one seems to notice when he just gets up and walks out. A corporate illusionist of the covert kind, he learned his trade studying a former colleague, the master of meeting ditches, Bob Watson. Rick continues Bob's legacy, going for more frequent and longer ditches, building on the art with every boring corporate meeting. Now, Rick wants to pull off his most important Bob Watson yet, skipping out of work to see his young nephew before he moves with his parents to Argentina. But things soon get complicated. As Rick leaves the office, he's mistaken for the company's human resources executive Dick Rayborne, a man made famous in HR circles for creating the hot new labor practice of consourcing, like outsourcing, but with convicted felons. Convinced that he is the scummy Dick Rayborne, two cons, and a granny they call Mama, force Rick into six hours of mayhem, complete with home break ins and emergency board of directors meetings. Along the way, Rick realizes he has the opportunity to pull off the most meaningful Bob Watson imaginable, and still give his nephew a hug goodbye. Refreshing, witty, and clever, The Bob Watson is a madcap tale of danger, adventure, and personal discovery
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bardsley, Greg
Dewey number
813.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Roger Wayne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wayne, Roger
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mistaken identity
  • White collar workers
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The Bob Watson : a novel, Greg Bardsley, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11706332
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11706332
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 39 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11706332
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11706332
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Bob Watson : a novel, Greg Bardsley, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11706332
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11706332
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 39 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11706332
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11706332
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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