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What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding

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A funny, sexy, and ultimately poignant memoir about mastering the art of the "vacationship."
Kristin Newman spent much of her twenties and thirties buying dresses to wear to her friends' weddings and baby showers. Not ready to settle down and in need of an escape from her fast-paced job as a sitcom writer, Kristin instead traveled the world, often alone, for several weeks each year. In addition to falling madly in love with the planet, Kristin fell for many attractive locals, men who could provide the emotional connection she wanted without costing her the freedom she desperately needed.
Kristin introduces readers to the Israeli bartenders, Finnish poker players, sexy Bedouins, and Argentinean priests who helped her transform into "Kristin-Adjacent" on the road-a slower, softer, and, yes, sluttier version of herself at home. Equal parts laugh-out-loud storytelling, candid reflection, and wanderlust-inspiring travel tales, "What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding" is a compelling debut that will have readers rushing to renew their passports.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780804137607
ISBN-10: 0804137609
Pagini: 304
Dimensiuni: 132 x 205 x 18 mm
Greutate: 0.23 kg
Ediția: New.
Editura: Three Rivers Press (CA)

Recenzii

"I have had the pleasure of joining Kristin on some amazing adventures and can say without question that she is as good a writer as she is a traveler. Which is to say, slightly better when she's had a few glasses of wine." - Nick Kroll

"Kristin Newman explodes the idea of the 'singles scene' into a thousand tiny fragments and scatters them globally. This is misspent youth well-spent."--Patton Oswalt

"Riotously funny, brutally honest, and hopelessly romantic... Newman's global romps and brave take-down of the dated, divisive dichotomy between happy breeders and desperate singles is one of the most refreshing things I've read in a long time and proof that everyone has her own path to happily ever after." - Attica Locke", author "Black Water Rising," "The Cutting Season," winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel"

"Kristin's book is such an uproarious, side-splitting, jaw-dropping-while-miraculously-somehow-also-self-reflecting page turner, it makes me feel like I traded in my own wife and children for a time machine and a spot in her globetrotting duffel bag."-- Rob Kutner, "writer, CONAN, and author, "Apocalypse How" and "The Future According to Me.""

"Kristin Newman's tales of wanderlust are at turns hilarious, embarrassing and then truly inspiring. Her thrilling escapades make me want to get up off the couch and book a ticket to some exotic locale for a sexy adventure of my own. But I probably won't. And neither will you. Just read the book." - Jane Lynch
"Kristin Newman reminds me of David Sedaris, but with more joy." -Diablo Cody
"Kristin Newman's tales of wanderlust are at turns hilarious, embarrassing, and then truly inspiring. Her thrilling escapades make me want to get up off the couch and book a ticket to some exotic locale for a sexy adventure of my own. But I probably won't. And neither will you. Just read the book." -Jane Lynch
'Kristin Newman explodes the idea of the 'singles scene' into a thousand tiny fragments and scatters them globally. This is misspent youth well-spent." -Patton Oswalt
""What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding" is kind of like if "Eat, Pray, Love" were written by your funniest friend--a laugh-out-loud life guide for anyone who needs some help enjoying being single. Or for anyone who already loves being single. Or for anyone who is married. Basically, whoever you are, Newman will make you want to chuck it all and book a trip to Argentina." -Rachel Dratch
"Spoiler alert: I am the Will who drives a car over Kristin's foot in the Dominican Republic. After writing with Kristin at "That '70s Show," I knew that her book would be incredibly funny, but it's also so heartbreaking, insightful, and full of adventure, romance, and sex sex sex! Do yourself a favor and read this book! Did I mention how funny it is and how much sex is in it?" -Will Forte
"If Mark Twain was a woman and he had actually done things in the countries he traveled to, he would have been a lot more pleasant. He also would have written this book instead of "The Innocents Abroad." This book is so good that, of the many I have blurbed, this is the only one I read." -Joel Stein, columnist for "Time, " author of "Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity"
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"I have had the pleasure of joining Kristin on some amazing adventures and can say without question that she is as good a writer as she is a traveler. Which is to say, slightly better when she's had a few glasses of wine."i

Notă biografică

KRISTIN NEWMAN is a television writer who has worked in Hollywood for almost twenty years. She has written for "That '70s Show, Chuck, " "How I Met Your Mother, and "ABC's "The Neighbors."