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This could hurt a novel by Jillian Medoff

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  • Corporate culture,
  • Fiction,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Women executives

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Edition Notes

StatementJillian Medoff
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.E26 T55 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination375 pages
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26942113M
ISBN 100062660764
ISBN 109780062660763
OCLC/WorldCa983384599

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  Jewell’s (I Found You, , etc.) latest thriller moves at a brisk pace even as she plays with narrative structure: The book is split into three sections, including a first one which alternates chapters between the time of Ellie’s disappearance and the present and a second section that begins as Laurel and Floyd meet. Both of these sections primarily focus on Laurel.   Real-life experience, no matter how painful, doesn’t necessarily translate into a terrific novel, but that is what This Could Hurt absolutely is. Medoff takes her raw material and molds it carefully, through the perspectives of Rosa, Rob, Lucy, Leo, and their department’s golden boy, Kenny. This Could Hurt Jillian Medoff, HarperCollins pp. ISBN Summary A razor-sharp and deeply felt novel that illuminates the pivotal role of work in our lives—and that captures the emotional complexities of five HR colleagues trying to balance ambition, hope, and fear as their small company is buffeted by economic forces that threaten to upend them. In THIS COULD HURT, she has penned a wickedly-accurate account of life in a small and struggling company during the dark years of the economic crisis as seen through a half dozen players in the HR department. In doing so she gives us a nice piece of narrative economic history and a pretty un-put-downable novel at the same time.”.

  This Could Hurt is a worthy follow-up to Medoff’s bestseller I Couldn’t Love You More. Filled with heart and humor, it will ring true to anyone who’s experienced both the cruelty and the camaraderie that make up the modern American workplace. This article was originally published in the January issue of BookPage. "THIS COULD HURT is a penetrative novel about how work even the work we might resent or despise at times forges strange and wonderful relationships and forces difficult choices." At the helm of HR is Rosa Guerrero, who has devoted nearly her entire career to human resources and doing her best work for the employees at Ellery Research.   This Could Hurt Jillian Medoff's new novel is an office dramedy involving an elaborate coverup in a corporate HR department that has nothing to . This Could Hurt A Novel. by Jillian Medoff. On Sale: 10/02/ Price: $ Listen to a Sample Enlarge Book Cover. This Could Hurt A Novel. by Jillian Medoff. On Sale: 10/02/ Format: Price: $ DESK & EXAM REQUESTS PURCHASE AT Book Overview.