Not Exactly What I Had in Mind by Roy Blount audiobook

Not Exactly What I Had in Mind

By Roy Blount Jr.
Read by Roy Blount Jr.

Blackstone Publishing
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“It’s my belief that sanity lies inrealizing that reality is not exactly what we had in mind,” says Roy Blount,Jr. in this witty collection of essays. With humor that is wry, dry, and warm,he delights and provokes us by confronting the reality of American lifecompared to the way we thought it would be. With his characteristic drawl—or “oralresonance,” as he calls it—he reflects on John Wayne, the federal deficit,women’s underwear, and more.

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“It’s my belief that sanity lies inrealizing that reality is not exactly what we had in mind,” says Roy Blount,Jr. in this witty collection of essays. With humor that is wry, dry, and warm,he delights and provokes us by confronting the reality of American lifecompared to the way we thought it would be. With his characteristic drawl—or “oralresonance,” as he calls it—he reflects on John Wayne, the federal deficit,women’s underwear, and more.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The essays and lighter-than-air verse in Blount's book are somewhat like those famous potato chips: You can't read just one…Public librarians looking for an intelligent, witty addition to the humor collection will discover that this book is exactly what they had in mind.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Roy Blount Jr.

Author Bio: Roy Blount Jr.

Roy Blount Jr. is an American writer. Best known as a humorist, Blount is also a reporter, actor, and musician with the Rock Bottom Remainders, a rock band composed entirely of writers. He is also president of the Authors Guild.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Nonfiction/Humor
Runtime: 2.99
Audience: Adult
Language: English