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Welcome to my job

D. Deitch "books_n_music"
The list author says: "People describe their job, what they do, and how they feel about what they do . . . a list of books and movies that say 'welcome to my job'."
How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else
How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else
"Michael Gill works at a service job, and finds it satisfying.  An interesting, entertaining, and inspiring read.  Especially for anyone who is thinking about downshifting, or has been laid off and has to look for a new job."
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
"Focuses more on the issues of working at low-paid jobs.  The author, unlike Michael Gill, does not enjoy the jobs that she does."
Clapton's Guitar: Watching Wayne Henderson Build the Perfect Instrument
Clapton's Guitar: Watching Wayne Henderson Build the Perfect Instrument
Dishwasher: One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States (P.S.)
Dishwasher: One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States (P.S.)
Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do
Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do
Gig: Americans Talk About Their Jobs
Gig: Americans Talk About Their Jobs
Blue-Collar Journal: A College President's Sabbatical
Blue-Collar Journal: A College President's Sabbatical
On High Steel: The Education of an Ironworker
On High Steel: The Education of an Ironworker
Lake Effect: A Deckhand's Journey on the Great Lakes Freighters
Lake Effect: A Deckhand's Journey on the Great Lakes Freighters
So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star: How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Life
So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star: How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Life
"there are a lot of memoirs by musicians -- this is one of the best that I've read, in terms of getting the reader right into the day-to-day work, life, and business"
Spiced: A Pastry Chef's True Stories of Trials by Fire, After-Hours Exploits, and What Really Goes on in the Kitchen
Spiced: A Pastry Chef's True Stories of Trials by Fire, After-Hours Exploits, and What Really Goes on in the Kitchen
Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress
Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress
Piano Girl: Lessons in Life, Music, and the Perfect Blue Hawaiian
Piano Girl: Lessons in Life, Music, and the Perfect Blue Hawaiian
Music From the Inside Out
Music From the Inside Out