Working; people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do [by] Studs Terkel.
By: Terkel, Studs.Material type: TextPublisher: New York, Pantheon Books Edition: [1st ed.].Description: xlix, 589 pages 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0394478843; 9780394478845.Subject(s): Working class -- United States -- Interviews | Working class -- United States -- Attitudes | WorkAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Working.DDC classification: 331.2/0973 Other classification: 85.65 | MS 5200 | QV 020 | CC 7200 Also issued online.
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A collection of interviews with working people in a wide variety of occupations.
1. Working the land : Pierce Walker, farmer ; Roberto Acuna, farm worker ; Aunt Katherine Haynes, farm woman ; Joe and Susie Haynes, deep miner and his wife ; Bob Sanders, strip miner ; Hub Dillard, heavy equipment operator -- 2. Communications : Sharon Atkins, receptionist ; Frances Swenson, hotel switchboard operator ; Heather Lamb, telephone operator ; Jack Hunter, professor of communications -- A pecking order : Terry Mason, airline stewardess ; Beryl Simpson, airline reservationist ; Jill Torrance, model ; Anne Bogan, executive secretary ; Roberta Victor, hooker -- Did you ever hear the one about the farmer's daughter? : Barbara Herrick, writer/producer -- The commercial : John Fortune, copy chief ; Arny Freeman, actor ; Rip Torn, actor ; Eddie Jaffe, press agent ; Richard Mann, installment dealer ; Enid du Bois, telephone solicitor -- 3. Cleaning up : Nick Salerno, sanitation truck driver ; Roy Schmidt, garbage man ; Louis Hayward, washroom attendant ; Lincoln James, factory mechanic ; Maggie Holmes, domestic ; Eric Hoellen, janitor -- Watching : Fritz Ritter, doorman ; Vincent Maher, policeman ; Renault Robinson, policeman ; Anthony Ruggiero, industrial investigator ; Jill Freedman, photographer ; Pauline Kael, film critic -- 4. The demon lover : The making : Phil Stallings, spot-welder ; Jim Grayson, spot-welder ; Hobart Foote, utility man ; Ned Williams, stock chaser ; Tom Brand, plant manager ; Wheeler Stanley, general foreman ; Gary Bryner, president, Lordstown Local, UAW -- The driving : Booker Page, cabdriver ; Lucky Miller, cabdriver ; Will Robinson, bus driver ; Frank Decker, interstate truckdriver -- The parking : Alfred Pommier, car hiker -- The selling : Johnny Bosworth, car salesman -- 5. Appearance : Sam Mature, barber ; Edward and Hazel Zimmer, hair stylists ; Jean Stanley, cosmetics saleswoman ; Dr. Stephen Bartlett, dentist ; Doc Pritchard, hotel clerk ; Hots Michaels, bar pianist ; Teddy Grodowski, elevator starter ; Tim Devlin, janitor; ex-salesman -- Counting : Nancy Rogers, bank teller ; Fred Roman, auditor -- Footwork : Jack Spiegel, organizer ; Alice Washington, order filler, shoe factory ; John Fuller, mail carrier ; Conrad Swibel, gas meter reader ; Brett Hauser, supermarket box boy ; Babe Secoli, supermarket checker ; Thomas Rush, skycap ; Grace Clements, felter, luggage factory ; Dolores Dante, waitress -- Just a housewife : Therese Carter ; Jesusita Novarro.
6. The quiet life : Donna Murray, bookbinder ; Nino Guidici, pharmacist ; Eugene Russell, piano tuner -- Brokers : Margaret Richards, realty broker ; James Carson, yacht broker ; David Reed Glover, stockbroker ; Ray Wax, stockbroker -- Bureaucracy : Steve Carmichael, project coordinator ; Lilith Reynolds, government relations coordinator ; Diane Wilson, process clerk -- Organizer : Bill Talcott -- 7. The sporting life : Eddie Arroyo, jockey ; Steve Hamilton, baseball player ; Blackie Mason, sports press agent ; Jeanne Douglas, tennis player ; Eric Nesterenko, hockey player ; George Allen, football coach -- In charge : Ward Quaal, TV/radio executive ; Dave Bender, factory owner ; Ernest Bradshaw, audit department head, bank ; Peter Keeley, ex-boss ; Lois Keeley Novak, his daughter ; Larry Ross, ex-president of conglomerate; consultant -- Ma and pa courage : George and Irene Brewer -- Reflections on idleness and retirement : Barbara Terwilliger, idleness ; Bill Norworth, retired railroad engineer ; Joe Zmuda, ex-shipping clerk -- 8. The age of Charlie Blossom : Charlie Blossom, copy boy ; Steven Simonyi-Gindele, publisher ; Tom McCoy, proofreader ; Ralph Werner, department store salesman ; Bud Freeman, jazz musician ; Ken Brown, executive ; Kay Stepkin, director of bakery cooperative ; Cathleen Moran, hospital aide -- Cradle to the grave : Ruth Lindstrom, baby nurse ; Rose Hoffman, public school teacher ; Pat Zimmerman, alternative school teacher ; Kitty Scanlan, occupational therapist ; Betsy DeLacy, patients' representative ; Carmelita Lester, practical nurse, old people's home ; Herbert Bach, memorial counselor ; Elmer Ruiz, gravedigger -- 9. The quiz kid and the carpenter : Bruce Fletcher, tree nursery attendant ; Nick Lindsay, carpenter/poet -- In search of a calling : Nora Watson, editor ; Walter Lundquist, industrial designer ; Rebecca Sweeney, nun to naprapath -- Second chance : Fred Ringley, ex-salesman; farmer ; Philip da Vinci, lawyer ; Sarah Houghton, librarian ; Mario Anichini, stone cutter -- Fathers and sons : Glenn Stribling, service station owner ; Dave Stribling, his son and partner ; Steve Dubi, steelworker ; Father Leonard Dubi, his son, a priest ; Jack Currier, teacher, adult education ; Harold Patrick, freight elevator operator ; Bob Patrick, policeman ; Tom Patrick, fireman.