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The Resource There's no such thing as an easy job, Kikuko Tsumura ; translated from the Japanese by Polly Barton

There's no such thing as an easy job, Kikuko Tsumura ; translated from the Japanese by Polly Barton

Label
There's no such thing as an easy job
Title
There's no such thing as an easy job
Statement of responsibility
Kikuko Tsumura ; translated from the Japanese by Polly Barton
Title variation
There is no such thing as an easy job
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"A young woman walks into an employment agency and requests a job that has the following traits: it is close to her home, and it requires no reading, no writing - and ideally, very little thinking. She is sent to a nondescript office building where she is tasked with watching the hidden-camera feed of an author suspected of storing contraband goods. But observing someone for hours on end can be so inconvenient and tiresome. How will she stay awake? When can she take delivery of her favourite brand of tea? And, perhaps more importantly--how did she find herself in this situation in the first place? As she moves from job to job, writing bus adverts for shops that mysteriously disappear, and composing advice for rice cracker wrappers that generate thousands of devoted followers, it becomes increasingly apparent that she's not searching for the easiest job at all, but something altogether more meaningful..."--
Member of
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10948323
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tsumura, Kikuko
Dewey number
895.636
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL876.S86
LC item number
K6613 2021
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barton, Polly
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Burn out (Psychology)
  • Job hunting
  • Job satisfaction
  • Self-realization in women
  • Burn out (Psychology)
  • Job hunting
  • Job satisfaction
  • Self-realization in women
  • Young women
  • Japan
Label
There's no such thing as an easy job, Kikuko Tsumura ; translated from the Japanese by Polly Barton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in Japan by Nikkei Publishing Inc., Tokyo." -- title page verso
  • "Copyright ©2015 by Kikuko Tsumura." -- Verso
  • In English, translated from the Japanese
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The surveillance job
  • The bus advertising job
  • The cracker packet job
  • The postering job
  • The easy job in the hut in the big forest
Control code
on1151064401
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9781635576917
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1151064401
Label
There's no such thing as an easy job, Kikuko Tsumura ; translated from the Japanese by Polly Barton
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in Japan by Nikkei Publishing Inc., Tokyo." -- title page verso
  • "Copyright ©2015 by Kikuko Tsumura." -- Verso
  • In English, translated from the Japanese
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The surveillance job
  • The bus advertising job
  • The cracker packet job
  • The postering job
  • The easy job in the hut in the big forest
Control code
on1151064401
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9781635576917
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1151064401

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