Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress

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Many people can tell horror stories about their teenage or college stints waiting tables. For Debra Ginsberg, struggling writer and single mother, waitressing has been a means of survival - and she has the scars to prove it. In this book - part memoir, part social commentary, part guide on how to behave when dining out - Ginsberg takes readers on an intimate journey of her 20 years as a waitress at the dingiest of diners, a soap-operatic Italian restaurant, an exclusive five-star dining club, and more. While chronicling her parallel evolution as a writer and single mother, the book also 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 at how most people in this business are in a constant state of waiting to do something else.

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 194 x 134 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780060932817

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 194 x 134 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780060932817

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress, Debra Ginsburg, Want to know what really goes on behind the scenes in a restaurant? Debra Ginsberg, writer and single mother - waitressed as a means of survival for over 20 years. Part memoir, part social commentary, part guide on how to behave when dining out, Ginsberg takes readers on an intimate journey through her two decades of waitressing. Vibrant, insightful and often irreverent, Ginsberg's stories truly capture the universal things she's learned about human nature, interpersonal relationships, and all of the frustrating and funny moments in this life. Waiting is for everyone who has had to wait for their lives to begin, only to realise that they're living it. Bookseller Inventory # B9780060932817

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Book Description Harper Perennial. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 320 pages. Dimensions: 7.6in. x 5.3in. x 0.8in.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 Ginsbergs 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, thats not really decaf youre getting-and how most people in this business are in a constant state of waiting to do something else. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9780060932817

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