The First Bad Man

A Novel
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.12 hours)
Product Number: Z100135639
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781442380691
Narrator/s: Miranda July
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From the acclaimed filmmaker, artist, and bestselling author of No One Belongs Here More Than You, a spectacular debut novel that is so heartbreaking, so dirty, so tender, so funny-so Miranda July-that readers will be blown away. Here is Cheryl, a tightly-wound, vulnerable woman who lives alone, with a perpetual lump in her throat. She is haunted by a baby boy she met when she was six, who sometimes recurs as other people's babies. Cheryl is also obsessed with Phillip, a philandering board member at the women's self-defense nonprofit where she works. She believes they've been making love for many lifetimes, though they have yet to consummate in this one. When Cheryl's bosses ask if their twenty-one-year-old daughter, Clee, can move into her house for a little while, Cheryl's eccentrically ordered world explodes. And yet it is Clee-the selfish, cruel blond bombshell-who bullies Cheryl into reality and, unexpectedly, provides her the love of a lifetime. Tender, gripping, slyly hilarious, infused with raging sexual obsession and fierce maternal love, Miranda July's first novel confirms her as a spectacularly original, iconic, and important voice today, and a writer for all time. The First Bad Man is dazzling, disorienting, and unforgettable.

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Author(s): Miranda July
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Jan 13, 2015

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CD
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Author(s): Miranda July
Narrator(s): Miranda July
Product Number DD14943
Released: Jan 13, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781442380684
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Author(s): Miranda July
Product Number EB00579335
Released: Jan 13, 2015
Business Term: 1 Year
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: #9781439172605

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