Robert James (1960 - )

Mr. James left home more than years ago, and now he cannot remember where he put it. He has had somewhere around 50 different jobs since then. The longest was 12 years, the shortest was picking apples in Washington state. ''I was fired after about three hours. I'm not good at picking apples," says Mr. James, who was also fired in Switzerland. ''Something to do with the location of the ladder.''