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    • The Receptionist

    • An Education at The New Yorker (Digital Edition)
    • By: Janet Groth
    • Narrated by: Susanna Burney
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 7
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      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    Thanks to a successful interview with the painfully shy E.B. White, a beautiful, 19-year-old, blue-eyed blonde from the cornfields of Iowa lands a job as a receptionist at The New Yorker magazine. There she stays two decades, becoming general all-around factotum - watching and registering the comings and goings, marriages and divorces, scandalous affairs, failures, triumphs, and tragedies of the eccentric inhabitants of the 18th floor. Though she dreamed of becoming a writer, she never advanced at the magazine.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • don't bother

    • By nancy on 09-27-13

    Regular price: $14.68