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Dan gets a minivan : life at the intersection of dude and dad / Dan Zevin.

Zevin, Dan. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780792789048 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0792789040 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 08 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : AudioGO : 2012.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by the author.
Summary, etc.:
In the bestselling and beloved tradition of Dave Barry, a coming-of-middle-age tale by Thurber finalist Dan Zevin, master of "Seinfeld-ian nothingness" (Time) about a man's inevitable transition into midlife and fatherhood. The least hip citizen of Brooklyn, Dan Zevin has a working wife, two small children, a mother who visits each week to "help," and an obese Labrador mutt who prefers being driven rather than walked. How he got to this point is a bit of a blur. There was a wedding, and then there was a puppy. A wife was promoted and transferred to New York. A townhouse. A new baby boy. A new baby girl. A stay-at-home dad was born. A prescription for Xanax was filled. Six years passed in six seconds. And then came the minivan. Not just a daddy book, Dan Gets a Minivan is about a guy who happens to be a dad. Acclimating to adulthood has never been his strong suit, and this slice-of-midlife story chronicles the whole hilarious journey-from instituting date night to joining Costco; from touring Disneyland to recovering from knee surgery; from losing ambition to gaining perspective. Where it's all heading is anyone's guess, but, for Dan, suburbia's calling-and his minivan has GPS.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Fathers > Biography.
Middle age > Humor.
American wit and humor.

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