Vacationland: true stories from painful beaches
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New York : Books on Tape, [2017]., [Prince Frederick, Md.] :
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eAudiobook
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (5 hr., 23 min.), Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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RBDigital
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"I love everything about this hilarious book except the font size." --Jon Stewart Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn't seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John Hodgman is an older white male monster with bad facial hair, wandering like a privileged Sasquatch through three wildernesses: the hills of Western Massachusetts where he spent much of his youth; the painful beaches of Maine that want to kill him (and some day will); and the metaphoric haunted forest of middle age that connects them. Vacationland collects these real life wanderings, and through them you learn of the horror of freshwater clams, the evolutionary purpose of the mustache, and which animals to keep as pets and which to kill with traps and poison. There is also some advice on how to react when the people of coastal Maine try to sacrifice you to their strange god. Though wildly, Hodgmaniacally funny as usual, it is also a poignant and sincere account of one human facing his forties, those years when men in particular must stop pretending to be the children of bright potential they were and settle into the failing bodies of the wiser, weird dads that they are.
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English
ISBN:
9780525497707
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hodgman, J. (2017). Vacationland: true stories from painful beaches. Unabridged. New York: Books on Tape.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hodgman, John. 2017. Vacationland: True Stories From Painful Beaches. New York: Books on Tape.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hodgman, John, Vacationland: True Stories From Painful Beaches. New York: Books on Tape, 2017.

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Hodgman, John. Vacationland: True Stories From Painful Beaches. Unabridged. New York: Books on Tape, 2017.

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