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There's Nothing in This Book That I Meant to Say
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Highbridge Co
Publication date November 7, 2006
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Abridged
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781598870718
ISBN-10 1598870718
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 5.75 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $29.95
Other format details audio
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Blending elements of memoir and monologue, the comedian offers a candid, humorous, and touching account of her life, using details from the lives of legendary historical figures to illuminate episodes from her own life and reflecting on her own successes and failures, as well as the incident that nearly destroyed her career. Simultaneous.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: What do the lives of Lincoln, Helen Keller, Joan of Arc, and other historical figures have in common with Paula Poundstone? In the hands of this wryly observant and self-deprecating comedian, the answer is outrageously funny and unexpectedly touching. Poundstone compares her crazy life to theirs, as she holds forth on her children, her career, and the time in her life when it appeared she would lose them both. Now exonerated, Poundstone treats that stressful experience and the rest of her life-successes and failures-with remarkable wit and insight. There's Nothing In This Book That I Meant To Say is self-awareness and honesty at its most hilarious.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780609603161 Book cover for 9780786292356
 
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (January 9, 2007)
9780786292356 | details & prices | 397 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Blending elements of memoir and monologue, the comedian offers an account of her life, using details from the lives of historical figures to illuminate episodes from her own life and reflect on her own successes and failures.
from Harmony Books (November 7, 2006)
9780609603161 | details & prices | 274 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $24.00
About: Blending elements of memoir and monologue, the comedian offers a candid account of her life, using details from the lives of legendary historical figures to illuminate episodes from her own life and reflect on her own successes and failures.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780307382283
 
Reprint edition from Three Rivers Pr (November 27, 2007)
9780307382283 | details & prices | 274 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Blending elements of memoir and monologue, the comedian offers a candid, humorous, and touching account of her life, using details from the lives of legendary historical figures to illuminate episodes from her own life and reflecting on her own successes and failures, as well as the incident that nearly destroyed her career.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781598870718
 
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Abridged edition from Highbridge Co (November 7, 2006)
9781598870718 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Blending elements of memoir and monologue, the comedian offers a candid account of her life, using details from the lives of legendary historical figures to illuminate episodes from her own life and reflect on her own successes and failures.

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