Trade Ed. Audio Renaissance 2006
CD ISBN 9781593978525 $29.95 Six CDs
DD ISBN $20.97
Library Ed. BBC Audiobooks America 2007
CD ISBN 9780792746867 $64.95 Six CDs
DD ISBN 9780792746928 $39.95
Augusten Burroughs's wit and cleverness shine as he stabs at the underbelly of home-shopping networks. Robin Miles accents the satire of the writing as she portrays four dramatic "Sellevision" hosts. Max's career founders when parts of his lower region make a surprise appearance in front of 60 million children and parents. Peggy Jean is driven to drink and drugs when a "fan" plagues her about overabundant body hair. Lee exposes her affair with her boss on-air. And Bebe finds love off-air, relieving her shopping addiction. Burroughs's writing and Miles's narration show us these self-centered figures on stage and then let us glimpse the bruised psyches that lurk within their shallow souls. S.W. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 07]
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