"Job History" is part of a short story series, Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx. It takes place in the author's home town of Cora, Wyoming. The story follows the life of the main character Leeland Lee and his unsuccessful attempts to find a successful career. The occasional mention of the radio news report throughout the story relates to Leelands struggles and disappointment. His lack of education and unavailability of jobs in his home town makes life very difficult for him so he moves various times to seek occupation. His determination is commendable but in the end his efforts are futile as he lives his life in discontent.

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  • "Job History" is part of a short story series, Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx. It takes place in the author's home town of Cora, Wyoming. The story follows the life of the main character Leeland Lee and his unsuccessful attempts to find a successful career. The occasional mention of the radio news report throughout the story relates to Leelands struggles and disappointment. His lack of education and unavailability of jobs in his home town makes life very difficult for him so he moves various times to seek occupation. His determination is commendable but in the end his efforts are futile as he lives his life in discontent. (en)
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  • "Job History" is part of a short story series, Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx. It takes place in the author's home town of Cora, Wyoming. The story follows the life of the main character Leeland Lee and his unsuccessful attempts to find a successful career. The occasional mention of the radio news report throughout the story relates to Leelands struggles and disappointment. His lack of education and unavailability of jobs in his home town makes life very difficult for him so he moves various times to seek occupation. His determination is commendable but in the end his efforts are futile as he lives his life in discontent. (en)
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