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Russell Wiley Is Out to Lunch

2 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Richard Hine

This wry contemporary comedy — one part Glengarry Glen Ross and two parts Sophie Kinsella — will make readers cheer. Russell Wiley is Assistant Sales Director for one of a dying breed,The Daily Business Chroniclenewspaper. Rumor says former … see full wiki

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Author: Richard Hine
Publisher: AmazonEncore
2 reviews about Russell Wiley Is Out to Lunch
review by . October 17, 2010
Russell Wiley is facing a crisis - at home and at work. At a time when the newspaper industry is struggling and declining, Russell is working hard to win back contracts and find ways to keep the old customers and bring in new ones. Meanwhile, his boss, Henry Moss is planning for more layoffs and is scheming to prove himself to the big players in the company without any regard to his own boss. Russell's team isn't perfect either, with one manipulative manager, one young intern whose attire …
review by . August 06, 2010
Russell Wiley works for a newspaper. Through most of the book, the entire company is sliding down into the oblivion that threatens newspapers nowadays, and doing so with a sort of satisfied sense of fatalistic doom that I found irritating.     "What's wrong with these people?" you have to wonder. They have a budget, they have heard of the internet, they seem like intelligent people, and yet they go ahead and do stupid things one after another like lemmings jumping off a cliff, …
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