Son of a Critch

A Childish Newfoundland Memoir
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.33 hours)
Product Number: Z100143470
Released: Oct 02, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780735237483
Narrator/s: Mark Critch
Publisher: Viking
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A hilarious story of family, getting into trouble, and finding one's place in the world What could be better than growing up in the 1980s? How about growing up in 1980s Newfoundland, which—as Mark Critch will tell you—was more like the 1960s. Take a trip to where it all began in this funny and warm look back on his formative years. Here we find a young Mark trick-or-treating at a used car lot, getting locked out of school on a fourth-floor window ledge, faking an asthma attack to avoid being arrested by military police, trying to buy beer from an untrustworthy cab driver, shocking his parents by appearing naked onstage—and much more. Best known as the "roving reporter" for CBC's This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Mark Critch has photo-bombed Justin Trudeau, interviewed Great Big Sea's Alan Doyle (while impersonating Alan Doyle), offered Pamela Anderson a million dollars to stop acting, and crashed White House briefings. But, as we see in this playful debut, he's been causing trouble his whole life. Son of a Critch captures the wonder and cluelessness of a kid trying to figure things out, but with the clever observations of an adult, and the combination is perfect.

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Author(s): Mark Critch
Original Publish Date: Oct 02, 2018

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Author(s): Mark Critch
Product Number EB00727125
Released: Oct 02, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: #9780735235076

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