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Hungry heart : adventures in life, love, and writing

DAISY Sound Recording
Published 2019
Item Details
Summary:

No matter what was happening in Jennifer Weiner's life - whether good, bad, or very, very ugly - her mother, Fran, would say the same thing: it's all material. Now the author takes the raw stuff of her personal life and spins it into a collection of personal essays as uproariously funny and heartfelt as the best of Tina Fey and Nora Ephron. Jennifer grew up as an outsider in her picturesque Connecticut hometown ("a Lane Bryant outtake in an Abercrombie & Fitch catalogue") and at her Ivy League college, but finally found her people in newsrooms in central Pennsylvania and Philadelphia, and her voice as a novelist and New York Times columnist. In her first essay collection, no subject is off-limits: sex, weight, envy, money, the reality of life with a newborn, her mom's newfound lesbianism, her estranged father's death (and Weiner's subsequent attempt to get the funeral home to accept her American Express card, because "if at least I get points, something good will have come of this"). From bad blind dates to modern childbirth to handling her six-year-old daughter's use of the f-word - fat - for the first time, Jennifer Weiner goes there, with the wit and candor that have endeared her to audiences all over the world. 2016.

Edition:
DAISY edition.
Computer data (55 files : 182 mb).
Description:
1 computer laser optical disc (13 hours, 16 minutes, 6 seconds) : sound, 12cm
digital optical
audio file DAISY 2.02
Notes:
Unabridged.
Access restricted to persons who are visually impaired or physically disabled and cannot use conventional print materials.
Read by Jennifer Weiner.
Audio and text.
Issued also in online resource format.
DAISY reproduction. New York : Simon & Schuster Audio ; 2016.
Reproduced from: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, 2018, p2016. 9781442361461
Search and access by headings and pages.
DAISY 2.02 standard; MP3 compression at 32 kbps.
System requirements: IBM PC or compatible; double speed or faster CD-ROM drive; sound card and sound output device; DAISY playback software or DAISY talking book player. Also plays in CD-MP3 player or computer with MP3-capable software.
Studio original.
Contents:
Hungry Heart
The Outsiders
...and Then There Was Nora
Road Trip
Fat Jennifer in the Promised Land
Admissions
Worth
Not That Kind of Writer
Travels with Molly
Girl Reporter
Nanna's Gefilte Fish (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Renaissance Fran
My Girls
Two in a Million (Good Housekeeping)
With Child
Never Breastfeed in a Sweater Dress, and Other Parenting Tips I Learned the Hard Way
Nanna on the Silver Screen
Appetites
A Few Words About Bodies
The F Word (Allure)
"Some Say a Parent Should Teach a Child to Swim"
Mean Girls in the Retirement Home (New York Times)
Judging Women
Twitter, Reconsidered
TLA: The Bachelor and Me
Miss
One Good Thing
Men and Dogs: A Love Story
Coda: Letter to Lucy and Phoebe (Time)
Acknowledgments.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
DC58726
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