It's Raining Books Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Interviews | September 2, 2014

Jill Owens: IMG David Mitchell: The Powells.com Interview



David MitchellDavid Mitchell's newest mind-bending, time-skipping novel may be his most accomplished work yet. Written in six sections, one per decade, The Bone... Continue »
  1. $21.00 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    The Bone Clocks

    David Mitchell 9781400065677

spacer

On Order

$24.99
New MP3 CD
Currently out of stock.
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
- Local Warehouse Humor- Anthologies

It Looked Different on the Model: Epic Tales of Impending Shame and Infamy

by

It Looked Different on the Model: Epic Tales of Impending Shame and Infamy Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Everyone's favorite Idiot Girl, Laurie Notaro, is just trying to find the right fit, whether it's in the adorable blouse that looks charming on the mannequin but leaves her in a literal bind or in her neighborhood after she's shamefully exposed at a holiday party by delivering a low-quality rendition of "Jingle Bells." Notaro makes misstep after riotous misstep as she tries (and catastrophically fails) to gain some ground—delightfully whipping up butter-laden cupcakes for the local vegan kids, finding herself banned from the post office for wanting too many two-cent stamps ("The post-office lady looked at me like I had just asked her if she wanted to buy my sex tape"), and discovering what appears to be a corpse on her front lawn seconds before her sister is due to visit ("I had approximately three to four minutes to move the carcass from my yard into my neighbors' yard so my sister would think it was their dead person"). She shares tales of marriage and family, including stories about the dog-bark translator that deciphers Notaro's and her husband's own "woofs" a little too accurately, the emails from her mother with "FWD" in the subject line ("which in email code means Forecasting World Destruction"), and the dead-of-night shopping sprees and Devil Dog-devouring monkeyshines of a creature known as "Ambien Laurie."

At every turn, Notaro's pluck and irresistible candor sets the New York Times bestselling author on a journey that's laugh-out-loud funny and utterly unforgettable.

Synopsis:

New York Times bestselling author Laurie Notaro shares hilarious tales of marriage and family with irresistible candor that makes for a laugh-out-loud funny and utterly unforgettable listen.

About the Author

Laurie Notaro is the New York Times bestselling author of several humorous memoirs, including The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club, Autobiography of a Fat Bride, I Love Everybody, We Thought You Would Be Prettier, and An Idiot Girl's Christmas, as well as the novels There's a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell and Spooky Little Girl. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Laurie was raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and currently lives in Eugene, Oregon. Hillary Huber records audiobooks on a regular basis, garnering consistently glowing reviews and earning her several Audie Award nominations, including for A Field of Darkness by Cornelia Read, Sunrise Alley by Catherine Asaro, and What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, and Marriage by Amy Sutherland. She also earned an AudioFile Earphones Award for her narration of This Book Is Overdue! AudioFile magazine says, "Hillary Huber's narration is lyrical enough to be set to music." Hillary lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452652641
Author:
Notaro, Laurie
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
Author:
Huber, Hillary
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Humor : General
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Subject:
General Biography
Edition Description:
Unabridged,MP3 - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20110731
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.4 x 5.3 x 0.6 in 0.2 lb

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Anecdotes
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Anthologies

It Looked Different on the Model: Epic Tales of Impending Shame and Infamy New Mp3 Cd
0 stars - 0 reviews
$24.99 Backorder
Product details pages Tantor Media - English 9781452652641 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , New York Times bestselling author Laurie Notaro shares hilarious tales of marriage and family with irresistible candor that makes for a laugh-out-loud funny and utterly unforgettable listen.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.