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I CAN BARELY TAKE CARE OF MYSELF Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids

by | Read by Jen Kirkman

Biography & Memoir • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

The "Chelsea Lately" comedian and staff writer explains how she confronts the judgment she endures because of her decision to be childless. At once frank, touching, and confrontational, her writing is served well by her edgy reading and audible frustration with how rude others can be about her position on children. The edginess softens, though, when she recounts her personal history. In a barely discernible way, she gently pleads with her listeners to understand some of the challenges of being Jen Kirkman and accept her choice not to take on the responsibility of parenting. Though some of her observations and griping are not as funny as intended, by the end of the program most listeners will be glad they heard her out and glad they know her better. T.W. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2013]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2013

CD ISBN 9781452612133 $34.99 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781452662138 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2013

CD ISBN 9781452642130 $71.99 • Five CDs

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