The Resource A selfie as big as the ritz : stories, Lara Williams, (electronic resource)

A selfie as big as the ritz : stories, Lara Williams, (electronic resource)

Label
A selfie as big as the ritz : stories
Title
A selfie as big as the ritz
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Lara Williams
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"If you're a young woman navigating life's crazy and wondrous tumult, British writer Lara Williams' new story collection A Selfie as Big as the Ritz is for you."--ELLE British author Lara Williams perfectly captures the bleak, surreal, and often hilarious period of life that every late-twenties woman will recognize in this charming audiobook. She finds herself single, twenty-nine, partially-employed, and about a half a stone overweight. Roller dexter of eligible friends rattling thin. Thirties breathing down her neck like an inappropriate uncle. She jogs. Looks good in turquoise. Finds herself punctuating gas "better out than in!" patting her stomach like a department store Santa. This is who I am, she thinks. The women in Lara Williams' debut story collection, A Selfie as Big as the Ritz, navigate the tumultuous interval between early twenties and middle age. In the title story, a relationship implodes against the romantic backdrop of Paris. In "One of Those Life Things," a young woman struggles to say the right thing at her best friend's abortion. In "Penguins," a girlfriend tries to accept her boyfriend's bizarre sexual fantasy. In "Treats," a single woman comes to terms with her loneliness. As Williams' characters attempt to lean in, fall in love, hold together a family, fend off loneliness, and build a meaningful life, we see them alternating between expectation and resignation, giddiness and melancholy, the rollercoaster we all find ourselves on. "A dark wonder. An often harrowing (and in parts, very, very funny) debut, it targets the unfathomable nonsense of relationships, work and modern living with a keen eye, head-spinning wordplay and enough compassion to crush your heart. Buy it for everyone you know."-The Skinny
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
RECBC
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Williams, Lara
Dewey number
823/.92
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR6123.I55254
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Imogen Church
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Church, Imogen
  • Macmillan Audio (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Women
  • FICTION
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Label
A selfie as big as the ritz : stories, Lara Williams, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (4 hr., 42 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781427295422
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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ed43a51d-6db4-4b48-9c47-9bdc98bf8bd1
Publisher number
Z100127264
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)1010741550
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
A selfie as big as the ritz : stories, Lara Williams, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (4 hr., 42 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427295422
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ed43a51d-6db4-4b48-9c47-9bdc98bf8bd1
Publisher number
Z100127264
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1010741550
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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