The Absence of a Cello

The Absence of a Cello As Martin Gottfried describes It is about a physicist who needs money so badly he turns to the a year job offered by a big corporation He wants the job but does the company want him Mr Personn

  • Title: The Absence of a Cello
  • Author: Ira Wallach
  • ISBN: 9780822200031
  • Page: 495
  • Format: Paperback
  • As Martin Gottfried describes It is about a physicist who needs money so badly he turns to the 60,000 a year job offered by a big corporation He wants the job, but does the company want him Mr Personnel is sent to find out What seems to be starting out as a shopworn target individuality versus conformity turns out to be an ingeniously conceived comical discussion ofAs Martin Gottfried describes It is about a physicist who needs money so badly he turns to the 60,000 a year job offered by a big corporation He wants the job, but does the company want him Mr Personnel is sent to find out What seems to be starting out as a shopworn target individuality versus conformity turns out to be an ingeniously conceived comical discussion of honesty and truth After being coached by a gray flanneled collegiate on how to be what every company wants, the scientist is prepared to confront the enemy after quickly trading in his rolled up trousers and flapping shirt for a neat brown suit.He hides the cello he plays with pick up quartets, he hides the medieval history books his wife writes, he hides all but the acceptable three liquor bottles He hides, in fact, everything that he and his wife are And hauls out the television set.What follows is a literately comical playaround with industrial conformity that for sheer humor is, well, wonderfully adult.

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    1. I read this short play in a one-hour flight. This was definitely an entertaining yet true read about the interview process. A bit of a sample:Perry: Sir, they'll determine things like your personality profile, your deviant quotient, and your extroversion rating.CELIA: People marry with far less mutual examination.EMMA: I know I did.Perry: Well, it is a form of marriage. If you can show you came from a stable home with a practical disciplined father, whom you always respected, that would look goo [...]

    2. A slim, witty novel that is part sitting-room comedy, part caustic farce on the nature of conformity. Andrew Pilgrim is a world-renowned scientist who has suddenly found himself in a lot of debt after a misguided attempt to start his own business became derailed by his own personal theoretical projects. In desperate need for cash, he turns to Baldwin-Nelson, a modern, progressive, thoroughly predictable refrigerator company looking for an extroverted, well-adjusted scientist to put on the payrol [...]

    3. WOW. How refreshing. An excellent little read, light and funny enough not to want to put down, with enough depth to give this book purpose.

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