Uncle Job

Display Name: 
Uncle Job
Sort Name: 
Uncle Job
AKA: 
Job
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Free Black
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Alive
Occupation: 
Sales and Service
Specific Job: 
Hardware Store Employee
Biography: 

Uncle Job is an African American man who works at the hardware store where Jason Compson also works. In one of his racist rants, Jason calls him "an old doddering nigger" (251), but while Jason also complains about Job's laziness, during the course of the day April 6, 1928, he is shown assembling new cultivators and delivering merchandise. Earl, the man both Job and Jason work for, says "I can depend on him" (248).

Individual or Group: 
Individual

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