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PLEASE MISS A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Penis

by | Read by Grace Lavery, Daniel Lavery, Marc Vietor

Biography & Memoir • 7 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2022

It's almost impossible to describe Grace Lavery's genre-defying blend of memoir, parody, academic analysis, and literary criticism. It's definitely not for everyone, but fans of weird, queer nonfiction who are up for a challenge will find much to appreciate. Lavery's narration oscillates between sly humor, fraught self-analysis, and academic detachment. Daniel Lavery often pops in as himself, delivering his own dialogue, which gives the audiobook an intimacy that borders on the uncomfortable. It's a little like overhearing private moments between a married couple. Marc Vietor delivers various texts-within-the-text in a crisp British accent. Listeners who approach this book with an open mind, expecting to be at least a little confused, will enjoy it. L.S. © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2022]

Trade Ed. • Hachette Audio • 2022

DD ISBN 9781549166341 $25.98

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