99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
By Joe Cottonwood
Published: November 13, 2013.
Joe Cottonwood repairs homes. With each job, he enters somebody’s private world. Revealing a life. Or changing it. Joe has worked as a carpenter, plumber, and electrician for most of his life. Here’s blue collar writing, finely crafted, about good hard work—and some bad work, too. Ninety-nine stories that are gritty, funny, wise. And always deeply humane.