THE BOOK: The Secret Life of Walter Mott.
PUBLISHED IN: 2010.
THE AUTHOR: Kal Wagenheim
THE PUBLISHER: All Things That Matter Press.
SUMMARY: “Walter is tired of his boring job and wants to retire early. He sneaks a bed into his office to save on rent and enjoys free lunch and dinner in the company cafeteria. But then he falls in love with a cute coworker, she becomes pregnant and life gets complicated.”
THE BACK STORY: I wrote this because it reminded me of a boring job I had — and left — years ago.
WHY WOULD SOMEONE WANT TO READ IT? Anyone who has worked in a large corporate office might relate.
- “A comic novel that is a tour de force,” John Bowers.
- “A hilarious, poignant trip back to the fifties,” Robert Friedman
- “An imaginative blend of Mad Men’s angst, Cheever’s white collar dissatisfaction and Thurberesque whimsy” — Bill Mesce Jr.
AUTHOR PROFILE: Kal Wagenheim, former correspondent for the NY Times, is the author of several books and plays. He also translated from Spanish “The Pond”, a classic 19th century Puerto Rican novel. Details on Amazon.com.
SAMPLE CHAPTER: See Kal Wagenheim on Amazon.com
WHERE TO BUY IT: Amazon, Barnes & noble, etc.PRICE: $5.99 Kindle, $16.99 paperback (less for used copies)
CONTACT THE AUTHOR: Email is firstname.lastname@example.org. I am also on Facebook with my name.