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THIS IS NOT THE STORY YOU THINK IT IS . . . A Season of Unlikely Happiness

by | Read by Joyce Bean

Biography & Memoir • 9.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Instead of falling apart when her passive-aggressive husband announces he's leaving their fifteen-year marriage, Laura Munson, a frustrated writer, said to him, I don't buy it." Then she asked how she could give him the distance he needed for his "midlife" crisis without harming their children, ages 8 and 12. Joyce Bean delivers Munson's debut memoir, first published in a New York Times column on modern love. With dramatic energy she captures Munson's determination to achieve two goals: remain married and become a published writer. In a plainspoken yet compelling style Bean contrasts scenes of Munson's reasonableness and appearance of serenity with a simmering rage that from time to time unexpectedly explodes with f-bombs. Bean’s presentation of Munson's heartbreaking and laugh-out-loud vignettes makes the listener her confidante. G.D.W. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2010]



Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 978-1-4418-6764-3 $29.99 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4418-6766-7 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4418-6768-1 $24.99


Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 978-1-4418-6765-0 $79.97 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4418-6767-4 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4418-6769-8 $39.97

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