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The Men Can't Be Saved by Ben Purkert
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The Men Can't Be Saved

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Narrator Jonathan Todd Ross

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Length 9 hours 10 minutes
Language English
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Summary

A knockout debut novel that tackles a haunting question: What do our jobs do to our souls?

Seth is a junior copywriter whose latest tagline just went viral. He’s the agency’s hottest new star, or at least he wants his coworker crush to think so. But while he’s busy drooling over his future corner office, the walls crumble around him.

When his job lets him go, he can’t let go of his job. Thankfully, one former colleague can’t let him go either: Robert “Moon” McCloone, a skeezy on-the-rise exec better suited to a frat house than a boardroom. Seth tries to forget Moon and rediscover his spiritual self; he studies Kabbalah with an Orthodox
rabbi by day while popping illegal prescription pills by night. But with each misstep, Seth strays further from salvation—though he might get there, if he could only get out of his own way.

In his debut novel, Ben Purkert incisively peels back the layers of the male ego, revealing what’s rotten and what might be redeemed. Brimming with wit, irreverence, and soul-searching, The Men Can’t Be Saved is a startlingly original examination of work, sex, addiction, religion, branding, and ourselves.

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