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Last Night at the Lobster: Book summary and reviews of Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O'Nan
Last Night at the Lobster Summary
Perched in the far corner of a run-down New England mall, the Red Lobster hasn't been making its numbers and headquarters has pulled the plug. But manager Manny DeLeon still needs to navigate a tricky last shift. With four shopping days left until Christmas, Manny must convince his near-mutinous staff to hunker down and serve the final onslaught of hungry retirees, lunatics, and holiday office parties. All the while, he's wondering how to handle the waitress he's still in love with, his pregnant girlfriend at home, and where to find the present that will make everything better.
Last Night at the Lobster Reviews
"Small but not slight, the novel is a concise, poignant portrait of a man on the verge of losing himself." - Publishers Weekly.
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Stewart O'Nan Author Biography
Stewart O'Nan's award-winning fiction includes Snow Angels, The Speed Queen, A Prayer for the Dying, and Last Night at the Lobster. Granta named him one of Americas Best Young Novelists. He lives in Pittsburgh.
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