The Resource Bob Honey who just do stuff : a novel, Sean Penn

Bob Honey who just do stuff : a novel, Sean Penn

Label
Bob Honey who just do stuff : a novel
Title
Bob Honey who just do stuff
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sean Penn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From legendary actor and activist Sean Penn comes a scorching, darkly funny novella about Bob Honey--a modern American man, entrepreneur, and part-time assassin. He's just a guy trying to make it through each day while grappling with loneliness, alienation, violence--uncertain of his place in a culture that considers branding more important than being. Bob Honey has a hard time connecting with other people. He dreams he is sleeping with his ex-wife every night, and imagines waking up unhappy next to her every morning. Advertising, entertainment, and commerce rule his days; he's sick of being marketed to every moment, but is unable to pry himself away from the constant feed. A paragon of American entrepreneurialism, Bob sells septic tanks to Jehovah's Witnesses and arranges colorful pyrotechnic displays for foreign dictators. He's also a part-time assassin for an off-the-books program run by the CIA that targets the elderly, the infirm, and others who drain this consumption-driven society of its resources. When a nosy journalist starts asking questions, Bob can't decide if it's a chance to form some sort of new friendship or if it's the beginning of the end for him. With treason on everyone's lips, terrorism in everyone's sights, and American political life racing to ever-lower standards, Bob decides it's time to make a change. If he doesn't get killed by his mysterious controllers or exposed in the rapacious media first
Summary
The Academy Award-winning actor, director and activist presents the story of entrepreneur and part-time assassin Bob Honey, who despairs of a life of constant marketing and loneliness while taking secret CIA assignments to eliminate sick and elderly, until questions from a nosy journalist lead to possible exposure and friendship
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10624195
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Penn, Sean
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Assassins
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Sales personnel
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
Bob Honey who just do stuff : a novel, Sean Penn
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=SSI_472762&b2bSite=1545
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781501189067-SSI1285274-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781501189067
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bob Honey who just do stuff : a novel, Sean Penn
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=SSI_472762&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781501189067-SSI1285274-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781501189067
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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