Books: Wedded To Work

A new book warns the career obsessed that their jobs won't love them back

Luba loved her job. as a systems analyst for a large software company in Silicon Valley, she was part of a team of men and women who developed computer programs. The pressure was intense: Luba worked 12-hour days, plus weekends on her laptop. But the middle-aged wife and mother found the work fascinating. She liked her colleagues and became deeply involved in their lives. After three years, however, Luba was suddenly reassigned to another group. Although the transfer involved more pay and responsibility, she felt she had been ripped away from a life she cherished. She suffered shortness of breath, headaches...

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