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Lightning Rods

Helen DeWitt

'All I want is to be a success. That's all I ask.' Joe fails to sell a single set of the Encyclopedia Britannica in six months. Then he fails to sell a single Electrolux and must eat hundreds of pieces of homemade pie, served up by his would-be customers who feel so sorry for him. Holed up in his trailer, Joe finds an outlet his for frustrations in a series of ingenious sexual fantasies, and at last strikes gold. His brain storm, Lightning Rods, Inc., will take Joe to the very top - and to the very heart of corporate insanity - with an outrageous solution to the spectre of sexual harassment in the modern office.

'All I want is to be a success. That's all I ask.' Joe fails to sell a single set of the Encyclopedia Britannica in six months. Then he fails to sell a single Electrolux and must eat hundreds of pieces of homemade pie, served up by his would-be customers who feel so sorry for him. Holed up in his trailer, Joe finds an outlet his for frustrations in a series of ingenious sexual fantasies, and at last strikes gold. His brain storm, Lightning Rods, Inc., will take Joe to the very top - and to the very heart of corporate insanity - with an outrageous solution to the spectre of sexual harassment in the modern office.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

'All I want is to be a success. That's all I ask.' Joe fails to sell a single set of the Encyclopedia Britannica in six months. Then he fails to sell a single Electrolux and must eat hundreds of pieces of homemade pie, served up by his would-be customers who feel so sorry for him. Holed up in his trailer, Joe finds an outlet his for frustrations in a series of ingenious sexual fantasies, and at last strikes gold. His brain storm, Lightning Rods, Inc., will take Joe to the very top - and to the very heart of corporate insanity - with an outrageous solution to the spectre of sexual harassment in the modern office.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dushko Petrovich

Length:

7h 37m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:34


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

05:36


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

05:09


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

06:49


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

06:07


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

06:09


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

05:56


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

06:54


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

07:07


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

04:21


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

07:05


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

06:05


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

02:02


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

03:07


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

06:01


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

06:00


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

04:58


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

09:17


Part 3, Chapter 18
Part 3, Chapter 18

08:45


Part 3, Chapter 19
Part 3, Chapter 19

09:00


Part 3, Chapter 20
Part 3, Chapter 20

06:13


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

03:36


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

03:31


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

04:42


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

05:17


Part 3, Chapter 25
Part 3, Chapter 25

04:23


Part 3, Chapter 26
Part 3, Chapter 26

03:42


Part 3, Chapter 27
Part 3, Chapter 27

03:28


Part 4, Chapter 28
Part 4, Chapter 28

05:03


Part 4, Chapter 29
Part 4, Chapter 29

06:34


Part 4, Chapter 30
Part 4, Chapter 30

04:58


Part 4, Chapter 31
Part 4, Chapter 31

04:55


Part 4, Chapter 32
Part 4, Chapter 32

03:59


Part 4, Chapter 33
Part 4, Chapter 33

04:48


Part 4, Chapter 34
Part 4, Chapter 34

06:21


Part 4, Chapter 35
Part 4, Chapter 35

07:41


Part 4, Chapter 36
Part 4, Chapter 36

05:11


Part 4, Chapter 37
Part 4, Chapter 37

05:28


Part 4, Chapter 38
Part 4, Chapter 38

05:56


Part 4, Chapter 39
Part 4, Chapter 39

06:07


Part 4, Chapter 40
Part 4, Chapter 40

03:59


Part 4, Chapter 41
Part 4, Chapter 41

03:43


Part 4, Chapter 42
Part 4, Chapter 42

04:12


Part 5, Chapter 43
Part 5, Chapter 43

05:11


Part 5, Chapter 44
Part 5, Chapter 44

07:34


Part 5, Chapter 45
Part 5, Chapter 45

06:42


Part 5, Chapter 46
Part 5, Chapter 46

05:48


Part 5, Chapter 47
Part 5, Chapter 47

03:26


Part 5, Chapter 48
Part 5, Chapter 48

05:19


Part 5, Chapter 49
Part 5, Chapter 49

05:11


Part 5, Chapter 50
Part 5, Chapter 50

04:57


Part 5, Chapter 51
Part 5, Chapter 51

04:41


Part 5, Chapter 52
Part 5, Chapter 52

05:53


Part 5, Chapter 53
Part 5, Chapter 53

07:44


Part 5, Chapter 54
Part 5, Chapter 54

04:57


Part 5, Chapter 55
Part 5, Chapter 55

03:53


Part 5, Chapter 56
Part 5, Chapter 56

04:47


Part 6, Chapter 57
Part 6, Chapter 57

04:55


Part 6, Chapter 58
Part 6, Chapter 58

06:11


Part 6, Chapter 59
Part 6, Chapter 59

07:27


Part 6, Chapter 60
Part 6, Chapter 60

06:11


Part 7, Chapter 61
Part 7, Chapter 61

03:45


Part 7, Chapter 62
Part 7, Chapter 62

05:10


Part 7, Chapter 63
Part 7, Chapter 63

05:43


Part 7, Chapter 64
Part 7, Chapter 64

05:01


Part 7, Chapter 65
Part 7, Chapter 65

04:36


Part 7, Chapter 66
Part 7, Chapter 66

05:47


Part 7, Chapter 67
Part 7, Chapter 67

06:30


Part 7, Chapter 68
Part 7, Chapter 68

02:36


Part 8, Chapter 69
Part 8, Chapter 69

05:00


Part 8, Chapter 70
Part 8, Chapter 70

05:16


Part 8, Chapter 71
Part 8, Chapter 71

04:35


Part 8, Chapter 72
Part 8, Chapter 72

05:03


Part 8, Chapter 73
Part 8, Chapter 73

03:44


Part 8, Chapter 74
Part 8, Chapter 74

05:28


Part 8, Chapter 75
Part 8, Chapter 75

05:10


Part 8, Chapter 76
Part 8, Chapter 76

07:44


Part 8, Chapter 77
Part 8, Chapter 77

04:46


Part 8, Chapter 78
Part 8, Chapter 78

04:24


Part 8, Chapter 79
Part 8, Chapter 79

03:05


Part 8, Chapter 80
Part 8, Chapter 80

05:50


Part 8, Chapter 81
Part 8, Chapter 81

06:48


Part 8, Chapter 82
Part 8, Chapter 82

05:03


Part 8, Chapter 83
Part 8, Chapter 83

06:17


Part 8, Chapter 84
Part 8, Chapter 84

04:18


Part 8, Chapter 85
Part 8, Chapter 85

03:23


Part 8, Chapter 86
Part 8, Chapter 86

00:38