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Author: Adrienne Miller Narrator: Carol Monda, Jenny Ikeda, Norm Lee Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2016 ISBN: 9781436144469
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Adrienne Miller has been hailed as “one of the wittiest and most humane writers we have” by critically acclaimed author Dave Eggers. She makes a splash with this ambitious debut novel, a humorous tale of a dysfunctional family of eccentrics. It has been five years since famed artist Lowell Haven painted one of his gloriously narcissistic selfportraits. The estrangement of his daughter Merit is the main reason why. Now Lowell’s partner Fergus hopes to lure Merit home by throwing an extravagant gala at the family’s sixty-five-room estate in Ohio.

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Sarah | 3/18/2013

    " booooooooooooo "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Josh | 2/18/2013

    " Terrible book. I couldn't finish it, and the hometown in-jokes weren't even enough to make me keep going. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kirkley | 1/10/2013

    " I'm not sure how this book got a good review from the New York Times. I have never before read a book where I hated all of the characters. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Anne | 7/26/2011

    " Creepy, with unlikeable characters, yet a compelling and absorbing story. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Carissa | 7/28/2010

    " Horrible! Didn't even finish it! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Johanna | 8/21/2009

    " It just went downhill with the blink of an eye. My expectations were Mt. Everest high. Tskkkkk...Im seriously disappointed. Rereading it after a few years will pass. :/ "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Christy | 3/25/2009

    " It had such potential to be clever, but ultimately a bit of a snooze "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Josh | 12/22/2008

    " Terrible book. I couldn't finish it, and the hometown in-jokes weren't even enough to make me keep going. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Anne | 2/17/2008

    " Creepy, with unlikeable characters, yet a compelling and absorbing story. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Christy | 6/22/2007

    " It had such potential to be clever, but ultimately a bit of a snooze "

About the Narrators

Carol Monda is an Earphones Award–winning narrator and accomplished voice-over artist. She is also an award-winning actor known for her work in Out of Season, After You Left, and The Gentlemen.

Norm Lee is an actor and producer, known for Badder Up, A Whale for Jonah, and Survivor, Season 74: The Outhouse.