“Stella provides a lot of freshly imagined fun. . . . There are so many funny lines and scenes that even librarians may like it. As for the lumpenthey’ll love it.” Michael Cart, San Francisco Chronicle
Fat Bald Jeff
978-0-8021-3772-2 • $12.00 • Paperback • Mar. 2001
O, to be young and downwardly mobile: crumbling apartments and sinister landlords; roommates you love/hate and weekly spending sprees at Salvation Army; and most of all, the daily humiliations and passive aggression affectionately known as “office politics.” Bravely sailing forth into this vale of tears is Addie Prewitt, a noble copyeditor for the National Association of Libraries. When her boss, the repulsive Coddles, heaps another new project on her department, with no additional remuneration, she decides enough is enough. And when she meets Fat Bald Jeff, the tech-support guy even more disaffected than she, they hatch the ultimate plan to give the pigs some of their own medicine. With a surreal wit that brings to mind Lily Tomlin set loose in Dilbert-world, Fat Bald Jeff is a paean to the sufferings of workers everywhere.