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A Dirty Job

Author : Christopher Moore
ISBN : 9780748114405
Genre : Fiction
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Charlie Asher is a pretty normal guy. A little hapless, somewhat neurotic, more of a Beta than an Alpha Male. Charlie's been lucky, though. He owns a building in the heart of San Francisco, and runs a second-hand store with the help of a couple of loyal, if marginally insane, employees. He's married to a bright and pretty woman who actually loves him for his normality. And she, Rachel, is about to have their first child. But normal service is about to be interrupted. As Charlie prepares to go home after the birth, he sees a strange man dressed in mint-green at Rachel's hospital bedside - a man who claims that no one should be able to see him. But see him Charlie does, and from here on out, things get really weird. . . . People start dropping dead around him, giant ravens perch on his building, and it seems that everywhere he goes, a dark presence whispers to him from under the streets. Strange names start appearing on his nightstand notepad, and before he knows it, those people end up dead, too. Yep, it seems that Charlie Asher has been recruited for a new job, an unpleasant but utterly necessary one: Death. It's a dirty job. But hey, somebody's gotta do it.

Ein Todsicherer Job

Author : Christopher Moore
ISBN : 9783641012564
Genre : Fiction
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Zum Brüllen komisch und absolut hinreißend – eine liebenswerte Komödie der besonderen Art. Charlie Ashers Welt ist perfekt, bis seine Frau Rachel bei der Geburt ihres ersten Kindes stirbt. Über Nacht ist Charlie nicht nur Vater, sondern auch Witwer. Und darüber scheint er den Verstand zu verlieren – anders kann er sich das Wesen in Minzgrün nicht erklären, das ihm immer wieder erscheint. Dann fallen auch noch wildfremde Menschen tot vor ihm um, und es stellt sich heraus, dass Charlie von ganz oben eine neue Aufgabe zugewiesen bekommen hat: Seelen einzufangen und sicher ins Jenseits zu befördern. Ein todsicherer Job, aber trotzdem nichts für Charlie ...

Ein Todsicherer Plan

Author : Christopher Moore
ISBN : 9783641200114
Genre : Fiction
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In San Francisco verschwinden die Seelen der Toten – um sie zu retten, braucht Charlie Asher einen todsicheren Plan ... In San Francisco gehen seltsame Dinge vor sich: Die Seelen der Toten verschwinden einfach im Nichts, statt ins Jenseits zu gelangen. Sie dort sicher hinzugeleiten, war eigentlich der Job des Totenboten Charlie Asher. Doch der kann diese Aufgabe schon länger nicht mehr erfüllen, und sein Nachfolger Alphonse Rivera hat seinen Auftrag monatelang ignoriert – ohne dass etwas Schreckliches geschehen wäre. Doch dann nimmt das Unglück seinen Lauf, und die Welt droht im Chaos zu versinken. Nur Charlie und seine Freunde können sie jetzt noch retten. Aber dazu brauchen sie einen Plan – einen todsicheren Plan ...

Doing The Dirty Work

Author : Bridget Anderson
ISBN : 1856497615
Genre : Business & Economics
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There has been a tendency amongst feminists to see domestic work as the great leveller, a common burden imposed on all women equally by patriarchy. This unique study of migrant domestic workers in the North uncovers some uncomfortable facts about the race and class aspects of domestic oppression. Based on original research, it looks at the racialisation of paid domestic labour in the North - a phenomenon which challenges feminsim and political theory at a fundamental level. The book opens with an exploration of the public/private divide and an overview of the debates on women and power. The author goes on to provide a map of employment patterns of migrant women in domestic work in the North; she describes the work they perform, their living and working conditions and their employment relations. A chapter on the US explores the connections between slavery and contemporary domestic service while a section on commodification examines the extent to which migrant domestic workers are not selling their labour but their whole personhood. The book also looks at the role of the Other in managing dirt, death and pollution and the effects of the feminisation of the labour market - as middle class white women have greater presence in the public sphere, they are more likely to push responsibility for domestic work onto other women. In its depiction of the treatment of women from the South by women in the North, the book asks some difficult questions about the common bond of womanhood. Packed with information on the numbers of migrant women working as domestics, the racism, immigration or employment legislation that constrains their lives, and testimonies from the workers themselves, this is the most comprehensive study of migrant domestic workers available.

Diner Des Grauens

Author : A. Lee Martinez
ISBN : 9783492964159
Genre : Fiction
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Willkommen im Diner des Grauens, wo Zombie-Angriffe an der Tagesordnung sind und du niemals weißt, was im Kühlschrank lauert! Als die beiden Kumpels Earl und Duke mit ihrem uralten Pickup bei dem Imbiss haltmachen, trifft es sie hammerhart: Zombie-Kühe, eine monströse Bardame und singende Yuccapalmen sind erst der Anfang. Doch Earl und Duke sind nicht umsonst der coolste Vampir und der fetteste Werwolf der Welt... Der Sensationsroman aus den USA– nach A. Lee Martinez werden Fantasy und Horror nie mehr so sein, wie sie waren!

The Left S Dirty Job

Author : W. Rand Smith
ISBN : 9780822971894
Genre : Political Science
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The Left's Dirty Job compares the experiences of recent socialist governments in France and Spain, examining how the governments of François Mitterrand (1981–1995) and Felipe González (1982–1996) provide a key test of whether a leftist approach to industrial restructuring is possible. This study argues that, in fact, both governments' policies generally resembled those of other European governments in their emphasis on market-adapting measures that eliminated thousands of jobs while providing income support for displaced workers. Featuring extensive field work and interviews with over one hundred political, labor, and business leaders, this study is the first systematic comparison of these important socialist governments.

Dirty Work

Author : R. Simpson
ISBN : 9780230393530
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores understandings and experiences of 'dirty work' – tasks or occupations that are seen as disgusting and degrading. It complicates the 'clean/dirty' divide in the context of organizations and work and illustrates some of the complex ways in which dirty work identities are managed.

The Ethics Of Human Rights

Author : Shirley K. Drew
ISBN : 9781932792737
Genre : Religion
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A theology of human rights applied to animal rights, environmental issues, and democracy

Maintenance Vol 1

Author : Jim Massey
ISBN : 1932664629
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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You think your job is bad? Well, Doug and Manny have you beat! These guys are janitors! But they’re not your typical custodial crew—no, sir! They’re the guys who keep things shiny and clean at TerroMax, Inc., the world’s biggest and best evil science think tank! When they’re not dealing with toxic spill monsters, they still have to worry about their jerk of a boss, multiple mad scientists, crazy would-be dictators, and the cute girl who works at reception! And when an experiment doesn’t go as planned, it’s up to Doug and Manny to socialize the lonely "man-shark" in Lab 3B, turn back the laser gun-armed caveman army that’s escaped from prehistory and fend off the aliens intent on taking back whatever otherworldly technology TerroMax has "acquired" over the years!

Take The Hard Dirty Job And Turn It Into A Racket

Author : Allan Young
ISBN : 9781300350828
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