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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Author: Sloan Wilson

Year Published: 1955

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  • This was one of the first books to illuminate the flaws in the "rat race" to achieve. The protagonist Tom Rath, sees close up how his boss has essentially lost his family because of his primary devotion to overwork and getting ahead. Tom makes a different choice, turning down a high-pressure promotion so that he can spend more time with his family.


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