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The Resource The people we hate at the wedding, Grant Ginder, (CD)

The people we hate at the wedding, Grant Ginder, (CD)

Label
The people we hate at the wedding
Title
The people we hate at the wedding
Statement of responsibility
Grant Ginder
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Relationships are awful. They'll kill you, right up to the point where they start saving your life.Paul and Alice's half-sister Eloise is getting married! In London! There will be fancy hotels, dinners at "it" restaurants and a reception at a country estate complete with tea lights and embroidered cloth napkins. They couldn't hate it more.The People We Hate at the Wedding is the story of a less than perfect family. Donna, the clan's mother, is now a widow living in the Chicago suburbs with a penchant for the occasional joint and more than one glass of wine with her best friend while watching House Hunters International. Alice is in her thirties, single, smart, beautiful, stuck in a dead-end job where she is mired in a rather predictable, though enjoyable, affair with her married boss. Her brother Paul lives in Philadelphia with his older, handsomer, tenured track professor boyfriend who's recently been saying things like "monogamy is an oppressive heteronormative construct," while eyeing undergrads. And then there's Eloise. Perfect, gorgeous, cultured Eloise. The product of Donna's first marriage to a dashing Frenchman, Eloise has spent her school years at the best private boarding schools, her winter holidays in St. John and a post-college life cushioned by a fat, endless trust fund. To top it off, she's infuriatingly kind and decent.As this estranged clan gathers together, and Eloise's walk down the aisle approaches, Grant Ginder brings to vivid, hilarious life the power of family, and the complicated ways we hate the ones we love the most in the most bitingly funny, slyly witty and surprisingly tender novel you'll read this year
Cataloging source
BLACP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ginder, Grant,
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3607.I4567
LC item number
P46 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Dan Bittner and Khristine Hvam
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bittner, Dan,
  • Hvam, Khristine,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adult children of dysfunctional families
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Weddings
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The people we hate at the wedding, Grant Ginder, (CD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
9 audio discs (10 hr., 46 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427287328
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781427287328
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
40c7sp
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
9781427287328
System control number
  • ocn969975252
  • (OCoLC)969975252
  • 2036285
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The people we hate at the wedding, Grant Ginder, (CD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
9 audio discs (10 hr., 46 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427287328
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781427287328
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
40c7sp
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
9781427287328
System control number
  • ocn969975252
  • (OCoLC)969975252
  • 2036285
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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