You Can Date Boys When You're Forty

You Can Date Boys When You're Forty

Audiobook CD - 2014
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A brilliantly funny exploration of the twin mysteries of parenthood and families from the Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times –bestselling author of Insane City .
 
In his New York Times
– bestselling I'll Mature When I'm Dead , Dave Barry embarked on the treacherous seas of adulthood, to hilarious results. What comes next? Parenthood, of course, and families.
In uproarious, brand-new pieces, Barry tackles everything from family trips, bat mitzvah parties and dating (he's serious about that title: “When my daughter can legally commence dating—February 24, 2040—I intend to monitor her closely, even if I am deceased") to funeral instructions (“I would like my eulogy to be given by William Shatner"), the differences between male and female friendships, the deeper meaning of Fifty Shades of Grey , and a father's ultimate sacrifice: accompanying his daughter to a Justin Bieber concert (“It turns out that the noise teenaged girls make to express happiness is the same noise they would make if their feet were being gnawed off by badgers").
Let's face it: families not only enrich our lives every day, they drive us completely around the bend. Thank goodness we have Dave Barry as our guide!
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Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, p2014.
ISBN: 9781611762419
1611762413
Branch Call Number: 814.54 Barry
Characteristics: 3 sound discs (ca. 3.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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smichal
Jun 28, 2014

I laughed a few times but over all it was kind of boring and I didn't care too much to hear about his vacation to the holy land.

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chgarland
Apr 30, 2014

This is very, very derivative of almost everything else Barry has ever done. Some laughs, sure, but nothing new. So very glad I did not buy it.

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