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Quotation by Nelson Algren
I went out there for a thousand a week, and I worked Monday, and I got fired Wednesday. The guy that hired me was out of town Tuesday.
Nelson Algren (1909–1981), U.S. author. Interview in Writers at Work, First Series, ed. Malcolm Cowley (1958).
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