Theft by Finding: Diaries - 1991 Summary & Analysis

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In February of 1991, Sedaris got a call from Elaine with a possible job offer. The position entailed working for an Italian woman named Alba, who ran a small press, and who needed a personal assistant for two days a week. After meeting with Alba, Sedaris understood that the press is more of a hobby for her. The assistant, therefore, would be taking care of all the aspects of the press she avoided. The last person who worked for her was paid $10 an hour, so when Alba offered Sedaris $7 an hour, he told her that it was not enough, to which she responded that she would be talking to some other people.

Before Sedaris took his sculptures of to the Renaissance Society, he asked Hugh over to take a look and advise him on finishes. Afterwards, they joined Lily and Hugh’s roommates and another couple...

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