Possible Side Effects

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.98 hours)
Product Number: Z100126429
Released: Jun 01, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781593979096
Narrator/s: Augusten Burroughs
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Description

From the million-copy bestselling author of Running with Scissors comes Augusten Burroughs's most provocative collection yet. This audiobook is approved for consumption by those seeking pleasure, escape, amusement, enlightenment, or general distraction. This audiobook is not approved to treat disorders such as eBay addiction or incessant blind dating. In studies, some people reported inappropriate, convulsive laughter, a tingling sensation in the limbs, and sudden gasping. Fewer than 1 percent reported narcolepsy. Doll collectors may experience special sensitivity, as may discourteous drivers, candy-company brand managers, and nicotine-gum users. This audiobook has been shown to be especially helpful to those with parents, grandparents, life partners, and incontinent dogs. People with dry, cracked skin have responded well to this audiobook, as have people with certain heart conditions. Do not operate heavy machinery while listening to this book, until you know what effects it may have on you. This audiobook is contraindicated in those suffering from certain psychiatric disorders, including-but not limited to-listeners afflicted with anhedonia, which is the inability to experience pleasure. Ask your doctor about Possible Side Effects.

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Author(s): Augusten Burroughs
Original Publish Date: May 02, 2006

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eBook
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Author(s): Augusten Burroughs
Product Number EB00095877
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: #9781429912464

Professional reviews

"Not all writers are suited to read their work aloud. But Augusten Burroughs brings both attitude and gravitas to the material in his new work. Burroughs reminiscences of his early days, and his reproduction of his Grandmother Caroline's Southern accent is both funny and loving. Burroughs uses his insight into the characters in his life to add color and depth. The maturation of the author is reflected in his delivery of pieces on his purchase of a dog he was too drunk to take care of, his purchase of a endearing dog with a bladder-control problem, and the dawning of his realization that everyone is worthy of love. R.O. [Editor's Note: A soundreview is also available at Audiopolis, www.audiofilemagazine.com.] (c) AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine"

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