The First Bad Man

The First Bad Man

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015 | Unabridged
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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...
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: audio file
1 online resource (8 audio files) : digital
Additional Contributors: July, Miranda
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9781442382039

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Jun 16, 2015

My goodness! What a sweet, absurd, beautiful, brutal, and downright original story. I have not read anything like it before!

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