The Resource The cursing mommy's book of days, Ian Frazier, (eaudio)

The cursing mommy's book of days, Ian Frazier, (eaudio)

Label
The cursing mommy's book of days
Title
The cursing mommy's book of days
Statement of responsibility
Ian Frazier
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Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on his widely read columns for The New Yorker, Ian Frazier's uproarious first novel, The Cursing Mommy's Book of Days, centers on a profoundly memorable character, sprung from an impressively fertile imagination. Structured as a daybook of sorts, with the Cursing Mommy-beleaguered wife of Larry and mother of two boys, twelve and nine-trying (more or less) valiantly to offer tips on how to do various tasks around the home, only to end up on the ground, cursing, surrounded by broken glass. Her voice is somewhere between Phyllis Diller's and Sylvia Plath's: a hilariously desperate housewife with a taste for swearing and large glasses of red wine, who speaks to the frustrations of everyday life. From On the Rez, an investigation into the lives of modern-day Oglala Sioux written with an impressive mix of humor, compassion, and imagination, to Dating Your Mom, a side-splitting collection of humorous essays that imagines, among other things, how you might begin a romance with your mother, Frazier has demonstrated an astonishing ability to operate with ease in a variety of registers. Here he tackles yet another genre with his usual grace and aplomb, and an extra helping of his trademark wicked wit. The Cursing Mommy's failures and weaknesses are our own-and Frazier, at the height of his powers as a writer and observer, gives them a loving, satirical spin that is uniquely his own
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frazier, Ian
Dewey number
813/.54
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Cynthia Nixon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nixon, Cynthia
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers
  • Families
  • Stress (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The cursing mommy's book of days, Ian Frazier, (eaudio)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 23 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781427226983
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11822291
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11822291
System control number
MWT11822291
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The cursing mommy's book of days, Ian Frazier, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 23 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427226983
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11822291
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11822291
System control number
MWT11822291
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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