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Even though this book is just the right length for the story, I wanted to read more.
This story chronicles the last day of a Red Lobster restaurant as the staff goes through the final lunch and dinner service.
O'Nan's descriptions are wonderfully adept; his characters warted humanity; his dialogues astutely sharp and witty.
This was the read at our book club most of us can not get through the 50 pages the rest say do not brother nothing exciting happens. Read morePublished 4 days ago by sandi davidson
Hard to believe a book this short can be made to feel interminable. A tedious, blow-by-blow narrative of manager Manny's last night at a doomed Red Lobster, set against the... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Scott Hess
While I found the descriptions of lunch and dinner preparations at the Red Lobster interesting, I could have done without the unrequited love aspect. Read morePublished 2 months ago by caninekook
I really like O'Nan's work and was very excited about this based on the blurb. Not nearly as fun as I would have anticipated. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Billie Zahurak
A quick fun read, about the last night of a dying Red Lobster restaurant, I wish it had been a little funnier and more of the employees had lashed out at the customers and each... Read morePublished 3 months ago by P. M.
I enjoyed this little book and passed it onto my son who worked as a cook for a bit. It captures the experience of that kind of repetitive work really well with great details. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mothlove
I love Stewart O'Nan, mostly for his ability for making the mundane interesting. However, this book was a little too mundane and a bit boring.Published 7 months ago by Diane C