How starbucks saved my life has 8,873 ratings and 1,644 reviews jamie said: author michael gates gill was handed a cushy job as an executive at a major.
Told from the female perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Did i, a former creative director of j walter thompson company, the largest advertising agency in the world, want a job at starbucks for one of the few times in my life, i could not think of a polite lie or any answer but the truth “yes,” i said without thinking, “i would like a job” i’d never had to seek a job before.
Saved me from my pursuit of empty symbols, but also my anxiety about a fear-filled superficial life that hadn't been, in the end, helpful or even enjoyable for me” ― michael gates gill , how starbucks saved my life: a son of privilege learns to live like everyone else.
How starbucks saved my life a son of privilege learns to live like everyone else by michael gates gill 265 pp gotham books $23.
In how starbucks saved my life, we step behind the counter of one of the world's best-known companies and discover how it all really works, who the baristas are and what they love (and hate) about their jobs inside starbucks, as crystal and mike's friendship grows, we see what wonders can happen when we reach out across race, class, and age divisions to help a fellow human being.