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The ask

Milo Burke - husband to a 'touched-out' wife, father to a three-year-old son, fund-raising officer at a third-tier university - has just joined the swelling ranks of the unemployed. As he grasps after odd jobs to support his wife and child, Milo is contacted by Purdy Stuart, a wealthy, one-time university friend with a sinister agenda. It is the start of a hilarious and harrowing odyssey through several degrees of peculiarly 21st-century hell- a journey recorded by Milo with the caustic eloquence that is his only means of defence. The Ask is the best book yet from one of America's finest comic.

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  • "Milo Burke - husband, father, and development officer at a third-tier university in New York - has just joined the burgeoning class of the newly unemployed. Grasping after odd jobs to support his wife and child, Milo receives a second chance from his former boss: he must reel in a potential donor - a major "ask"--Who, mysteriously, has requested Milo's involvement."
  • "Milo Burke - husband to a 'touched-out' wife, father to a three-year-old son, fund-raising officer at a third-tier university - has just joined the swelling ranks of the unemployed. As he grasps after odd jobs to support his wife and child, Milo is contacted by Purdy Stuart, a wealthy, one-time university friend with a sinister agenda. It is the start of a hilarious and harrowing odyssey through several degrees of peculiarly 21st-century hell- a journey recorded by Milo with the caustic eloquence that is his only means of defence. The Ask is the best book yet from one of America's finest comic."@en
  • "Milo Burke, a development officer at a third-tier university, has 'not been developing', and finds himself among the newly unemployed. He is offered one last chance: he must reel in a potential donor - a major 'ask' - who turns out to be Milo's sinister college classmate Purdy Stuart. And the 'give' won't come cheap!"
  • "After he loses his job as a development officer at a university, family man Milo Burke is given a chance to regain his position, but only if he can reel in a potential donor, one who has requested his involvement and turns out to be his sinister college classmate."
  • "After he loses his job as a development officer at a university, family man Milo Burke is given a chance to regain his position, but only if he can reel in a potential donor, one who has requested his involvement and turns out to be his sinister college classmate."@en

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  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Erzählende Literatur"
  • "Satire"
  • "Satire"@en
  • "Humorous fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"

http://schema.org/name

  • "The ask"
  • "The ask"@en
  • "Der Spender : Roman"
  • "Ask"
  • "The Ask"@en
  • "De vraag : roman"
  • "Der Spender Roman"
  • "Chiedi e ti sarà tolto"@it
  • "Chiedi e ti sarà tolto"