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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.
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 3 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 4 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 5 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 6 months ago by Nancy Smith
It was a fast read, yet clear and concise characters with relatable lives. Enjoyed it fully and look forward to exploring more by this author.Published 7 months ago by Shannon Howell
O'Nan never fails to capture the reality of life - real people in real situations told with real humor and insight..Published 7 months ago by Norma L. Bader
There are deeply felt comedic/tragic stories being played out in every workplace, no matter how mundane the atmosphere. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Pamela Grandstaff
So many five star ratings for what I would say is an average, pleasant, unremarkable glorified short story. At 146 pages, it's a novella at best and a mostly needless one at that. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kevin R. Brogan