The author of Hoops Nation journeys to the far reaches of the career world with a collection of profiles of individuals who have found their life's work in unusual professions, including Spiderman Mulholland, who rappels down sheer building faces to assess damages and make repairs; competitive lumberjill Penny Halvorson; and butterfly hunter Phil DeVries. 30, 000 first printing.... instead of eggs we produce Honda Civic windshields or accounting reports or whatever else specialization demands of us. ... Because of his academic schedule, however, he wouldna#39;t be headed out into the field for a while, something he was decidedly ambivalent about. ... phones, TVs blaring, gate announcements, and, for some unknown reason, maintenance workers were vacuuming the ceiling.
|Title||:||The Butterfly Hunter|
|Publisher||:||Broadway - 2006|