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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.
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 8 days 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 24 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 5 months ago by Diane C
I am always looking for books that give me a chance to see the world thru another person's eyes. It makes me a better person who can look at life from another prospective.Published 6 months ago by Tarrill
If you've ever had to work food service, here's a bittersweet story for you. I know exactly how Manny felt. Exactly.Published 7 months ago by Selqet
i dont understand why anyone would write such a detailed account of something so dull as how a resturant works. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Nancy Smith