The Resource Vacationland, (ebook)

Vacationland, (ebook)

Label
Vacationland
Title
Vacationland
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn't seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John Hodgman is an older white male monster with bad facial hair, wandering like a privileged Sasquatch through three wildernesses: the hills of Western Massachusetts where he spent much of his youth; the painful beaches of Maine that want to kill him (and some day will); and the metaphoric haunted forest of middle age that connects them. Vacationland collects these real life wanderings, and through them you learn of the horror of freshwater clams, the evolutionary purpose of the mustache, and which animals to keep as pets and which to kill with traps and poison. There is also some advice on how to react when the people of coastal Maine try to sacrifice you to their strange god. Though wildly, Hodgmaniacally funny as usual, it is also a poignant and sincere account of one human facing his forties, those years when men in particular must stop pretending to be the children of bright potential they were and settle into the failing bodies of the wiser, weird dads that they are
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hodgman, John
Dewey number
  • 791.4502/8092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6165
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hodgman, John
  • American wit and humor
  • Television personalities
  • Humorists, American
Label
Vacationland, (ebook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=155&titleID=3158533
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735224810
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
30ACE29E-76BD-4A74-9D54-90E70E7E8266
System control number
  • on1006248253
  • (OCoLC)1006248253
Label
Vacationland, (ebook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=155&titleID=3158533
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ()
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735224810
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
30ACE29E-76BD-4A74-9D54-90E70E7E8266
System control number
  • on1006248253
  • (OCoLC)1006248253

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