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Little Weirds

Audiobook
Step into Jenny Slate's wild, unfiltered imagination in this "magical" (Mindy Kaling), "delicious" (Amy Sedaris), and "poignant" (John Mulaney) collection about love, heartbreak, and being alive — "this book is something new and wonderful" (George Saunders).You may "know" Jenny Slate from her new Netflix special, "Stage Fright," or as the creator of Marcel the Shell, or as the star of "Obvious Child." But you don't really know Jenny Slate until you get bonked on the head by her absolutely singular writing style. To see the world through Jenny's eyes is to see it as though for the first time, shimmering with strangeness and possibility. As she will remind you, we live on an ancient ball that rotates around a bigger ball made up of lights and gasses that are science gasses, not farts (don't be immature). Heartbreak, confusion, and misogyny stalk this blue-green sphere, yes, but it is also a place of wild delight and unconstrained vitality, a place where we can start living as soon as we are born, and we can be born at any time. In her dazzling, impossible-to-categorize debut, Jenny channels the pain and beauty of life in writing so fresh, so new, and so burstingly alive, we catch her vision like a fever and bring it back out into the bright day with us, and everything has changed.

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Publisher: Hachette Book Group Edition: Unabridged

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  • ISBN: 9781549102721
  • File size: 124661 KB
  • Release date: November 5, 2019
  • Duration: 04:19:42

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781549102721
  • File size: 124674 KB
  • Release date: November 5, 2019
  • Duration: 04:21:41
  • Number of parts: 4

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Step into Jenny Slate's wild, unfiltered imagination in this "magical" (Mindy Kaling), "delicious" (Amy Sedaris), and "poignant" (John Mulaney) collection about love, heartbreak, and being alive — "this book is something new and wonderful" (George Saunders).You may "know" Jenny Slate from her new Netflix special, "Stage Fright," or as the creator of Marcel the Shell, or as the star of "Obvious Child." But you don't really know Jenny Slate until you get bonked on the head by her absolutely singular writing style. To see the world through Jenny's eyes is to see it as though for the first time, shimmering with strangeness and possibility. As she will remind you, we live on an ancient ball that rotates around a bigger ball made up of lights and gasses that are science gasses, not farts (don't be immature). Heartbreak, confusion, and misogyny stalk this blue-green sphere, yes, but it is also a place of wild delight and unconstrained vitality, a place where we can start living as soon as we are born, and we can be born at any time. In her dazzling, impossible-to-categorize debut, Jenny channels the pain and beauty of life in writing so fresh, so new, and so burstingly alive, we catch her vision like a fever and bring it back out into the bright day with us, and everything has changed.

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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Hachette Book Group
    Edition:
    Unabridged

    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    ISBN: 9781549102721
    File size: 124661 KB
    Release date: November 5, 2019
    Duration: 04:19:42

    MP3 audiobook
    ISBN: 9781549102721
    File size: 124674 KB
    Release date: November 5, 2019
    Duration: 04:21:41
    Number of parts: 4

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    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    MP3 audiobook
  • Languages
    English
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