Motherlunge

  • by Kirstin Scott
  • Narrated by Leslie Bellair
  • 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Motherlunge is an eloquent and irreverent debut audiobook about first sex, true love, chronic sibling rivalry; it's about the deepest fear of young (and not-so-young) adulthood: the fear of inheriting a disappointing life. It's motherly advice, too - featuring wigs, dogs, road trips, and medicine - a guide to the essential experiences of being female, "born unto a librarian, named for the goddess of sight", waiting for the future to arrive.
With sly wit and surprising joy, Motherlunge considers the flaws in the family line and celebrates the promise that staggers alongside. Funny and smart…in Thea and those around her Scott has created characters we believe in and wish well, characters who feel real - strange and sad and happy, like real people are.

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What the Critics Say

"In this solid first novel, Scott, winner of the 2011 AWP Prize in the Novel, renders wonderfully offbeat characters in crisp, polished prose." (Booklist)
"Funny and smart...in Thea and those around her Scott has created characters we believe in and wish well, characters who feel real strange and sad and happy, like real people are." (Publishers Weekly)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-27-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios