A Dirty Job

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William Morrow & Company
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5.2 X 7.9 X 1.0 inches | 0.65 pounds

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About the Author

Christopher Moore is the author of seventeen previous novels, including Shakespeare for Squirrels, Noir, Secondhand Souls, Sacré Bleu, Fool, and Lamb. He lives in San Francisco, California.


"My top pick for laugh-out-loud reading . . . dark, dark, dark and funny, funny, funny."--Sarasota Herald-Tribune
"Hilarious yet poignant."--Hartford Courant
"Makes you laugh in the face of death."--Rocky Mountain News
"[Moore] is superb in this mock epic of death and love. Smart people will be enormously amused."--Library Journal (starred review)
"Moore's signature tossed-off humor is in full effect, and it's easy to care about his warm, lumpy, honest characters."--Entertainment Weekly
"To keep a straight face while reading this book, one would have to be dead already ... Grade: A."--Rocky Mountain News
"Outstanding . . . The dialogue follows a zany illogic worthy of the Marx brothers."--Washington Post Book World
"Outlandishly funny."--Syracuse Post-Standard
"[Moore's] most speculative, tripped-out and deeply felt book to date."--The Oregonian (Portland)
"[A] wonderful, whacked-out yarn."--Publishers Weekly
"Dizzyingly inventive and hypnotically engaging, A DIRTY JOB is . . . like no other book I've ever read."--Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked and Son of a Witch
"One of the antic Moore's funniest capers yet."--Kirkus Reviews
"Death, of course, is not usually a funny subject, but in the hands of Christopher Moore it sure is."--Hartford Courant
"[A DIRTY JOB] will keep a smile on your face long after you put it down."--Cleveland Plain Dealer
"A bravura mix of the familiar and the hilariously original."--Denver Post