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Waiting

The True Confessions of a Waitress


 On Sale: 19/07/2001
 Formats:     Trade paperback
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Book Description

A veteran waitress dishes up a spicy and robust account of life as it really exists behind kitchen doors.

Part memoir, part social commentary, part guide to how to behave when dining out, Debra Ginsberg's book takes readers on her twentyyear journey as a waitress at a soap-operatic Italian restaurant, an exclusive five-star dining club, the dingiest of diners, and more. While chronicling her evolution as a writer, Ginsberg takes a behind-the-scenes look at restaurant life-revealing that yes, when pushed, a server will spit in food, and, no, that's not really decaf you're getting-and how most people in this business are in a constant state of waiting to do something else.


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Critical Praise for Waiting

“Ginsberg…has told an attractive story about coping with a life that has been different than what she expected.”
— New York Times Book Review

ISBN: 9780060932817; ISBN10: 0060932813; Imprint: Harper Perennial ; On Sale: 19/07/2001; Format: Trade paperback; Trimsize: 5 5/16 x 8; Pages: 320; $16.99; Ages: 18 and Up; BISAC1:HUM000000; BISAC2:BIO022000

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