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Grandma Gets Laid

1.75  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
If you could imagine William S. Burroughs, Lenny Bruce, and Jonathan Swift collaborating on a novel, Grandma Gets Laid would likely be what they'd come up with.
A delicious, raunchy, outrageous satire, it will have you laughing out loud, wondering what could possibly come next, while reflecting so many aspects, strivings, and incongruities of our contemporary culture.

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Hardcover, 216 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by Permanent Press (NY)
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"Shakin’s story, satiric as it is also oddly moving, snipes at various well deserving targets, including NYU, apparently accepting only film students, “all other departments closed since word got out that there’s no future in any career other than media and living off Daddy.” Yes, scenes tend to go over the top, the plot strains at times and sputters and the schtick sometimes seems set up. So what! You don’t often get stand up like this sitting down, any more. Take a break from those who take th ...more
Aug 29, 2009 Beth rated it it was ok
Eh, parts of this book were intriguing.

But it was far out-weighed by the parts that were completely unbelievable. And just as I would start to care for "grandma" or start to get some insight into her character, the book would stutter into something utterly off.

Written by someone who doesn't understand women. Doesn't understand aging either.

Not wholly unlikable, but pretty close.
Mar 05, 2009 Cheryl rated it did not like it
Totally sucked and was very sarcastic; as well as , nasty. Had it for review, definatly not mu cuppa!
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books are ok, I guess
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