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Tell the Machine Goodnight

Williams, Katie, 1978- Book - 2018 Fiction / Williams, Katie, Adult Book / Fiction / General / Williams, Katie 3 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 3.7 out of 5

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On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Pittsfield Branch, Westgate Branch

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Pearl's job is to make people happy. Every day, she provides customers with personalized recommendations for greater contentment. She's good at her job, her office manager tells her, successful. But how does one measure an emotion? Meanwhile, there's Pearl's teenage son, Rhett. A sensitive kid who has forged an unconventional path through adolescence, Rhett seems to find greater satisfaction in being unhappy. The very rejection of joy is his own kind of "pursuit of happiness." As his mother, Pearl wants nothing more than to help Rhett--but is it for his sake or for hers? Certainly it would make Pearl happier. Regardless, her son is one person whose emotional life does not fall under the parameters of her job--not as happiness technician, and not as mother, either.-Amazon

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cool submitted by bec on August 7, 2018, 2:01pm Very cool premise and world.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Riverhead Books, 2018.
Year Published: 2018
Description: 287 pages ; 22 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780525533122
0525533125

SUBJECTS
Self-realization -- Fiction.
Happiness -- Fiction.