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Author: Lisa Brennan-Jobs Narrator: Eileen Stevens Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Release Date: September 2018 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781982538712

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A frank, smart, and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs

Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents―artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs―Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa’s father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in her, ushering her into a new world of mansions, vacations, and private schools. His attention was thrilling, but he could also be cold, critical, and unpredictable. When her relationship with her mother grew strained in high school, Lisa decided to move in with her father, hoping he’d become the parent she’d always wanted him to be.

Small Fry is Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ poignant story of a childhood spent between two imperfect but extraordinary homes. Scrappy, wise, and funny, young Lisa is an unforgettable guide through her parents’ fascinating and disparate worlds. Part portrait of a complex family, part love letter to California in the seventies and eighties, Small Fry is an enthralling book by an insightful new literary voice.

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  • “Brennan-Jobs’s narrative is tinged with awe, yearning, and disappointment…This sincere and disquieting portrait reveals a complex father-daughter relationship.”

    - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
  • “An epic, sharp coming-of-age story from the daughter of Steve Jobs…Brennan-Jobs benefits from her father’s story, but her prose doesn’t require his spotlight to shine.”

    - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
  • “A singular life and California in the seventies and eighties.”

    - Library Journal
  • “Compassionate, wise, and filled with finely-wrought detail, Small Fry is a wonder of a book, and Lisa Brennan-Jobs is a wonder of a writer.”

    - Jamie Quatro, author of Fire Sermon
  • “As clear-eyed, amusing, honest, unsentimental, and sad as any memoir I’ve read in years…No other book or film has captured Steve Jobs as distinctly as this one has.”

    - Phillip Lopate, author of To Show and to Tell

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About the Author

Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ work has appeared in Vogue, the Los Angeles Times, the Southwest Review, the Harvard Advocate, the Massachusetts Review, and O, The Oprah Magazine. She has a BA in English literature from Harvard University and an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College.

About the Narrator

Eileen Stevens is a voice-over actress whose voice can be heard on cartoons, promos, programs for English-language learners, and audiobooks. An Earphones Award–winning narrator, she is also an audiobook director and producer.