What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding

A Memoir

Book - 2014
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A part storytelling, part self-reflection memoir from a television comedy writer follows her many adventures around the world in an attempt to escape her fear of commitment and settling down.
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2014
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780804137607
0804137609
Characteristics: x, 291 p. ; 21 cm

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marthabelle
Aug 19, 2015

I enjoyed this memoir about a comedy writer's decade-plus of single girl travels around the globe, from Argentina to Iceland to New Zealand (and much more). It gets repetitive after a while, but I appreciated Newman's willingness to paint herself in an unflattering light at times, and her refusal to apologize for her "vacationships" gave a refreshing feminist slant to the concept of sowing one's wild oats. Nothing profound here, but a fast, funny read nonetheless.

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teemsum
Jun 09, 2015

Yawn.

bandblair Nov 12, 2014

Fluffy and funny. Girls in their 30s will relate. A lighter Eat, Pray, Love.

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