There's a Road to Everywhere Except Where You Came from

by Bryan Charles

There's a Road to Everywhere Except Where You Came from

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Describes the author's life in New York City, including how taking a writing job with Morgan Stanley sidelined his literary aspirations, his account of September 11th, and the ways his life changed afterwards.

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Bryan Charles had ambitions to be an author until he took a job writing prospectuses for Morgan Stanley. He unflinchingly details the crushing monotony of life inside an office cubicle: "The long afternoons kill you, the endless hours between two and five. You never thought three hours could last that long but they do. You never realized you could get so exhausted from just sitting but you do." The job he's describing happens to be in the World Trade Center, and the exhaustion of office life

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