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Life’s Little Annoyances Audiobook

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Written by Ian Urbina

Narrated by Stanley Tucci

Published on October 13, 2005

Audio is 258 hours and 20 minutes

About Life’s Little Annoyances:

True Tales of People Who Just Can’t Take It Anymore.

What can you do when the world is pushing you over the edge? More than you think.

For some of us, it’s the automated voice that answers the phone when we’d rather talk to a real person. For others, it’s the fact that Starbucks insists on calling its smallest-sized coffee “tall.” Or perhaps it’s those pesky subscription cards that fall out of magazines. Whatever it is, each of us finds some aspect of everyday life to be particularly maddening, and we often long to lash out at these stubborn irritants of modern life.

In Life’s Little Annoyances Ian Urbina chronicles the lengths to which some people will go when they have endured their pet peeves long enough. We meet the junk-mail recipient who returns unwanted “business reply” envelopes weighted down with sheet metal, so the mailers will have to pay the postage, and the woman, fed up with the colleague who kept helping himself to her lunch cookies, who replaces them with dog biscuits that look like biscotti. And we revel in the seemingly endless number of tactics people use to vent their anger at telemarketers, loud cellphone talkers, spammers, and others who impose themselves on us.

A compendium of human inventiveness, this audiobook will provide comfort and inspiration to anyone who has ever gritted his teeth and dreamed of sweet retribution against the slings and arrows of outrageous people.

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IAN URBINA is a reporter for The New York Times, based in the paper’s Washington bureau. He has degrees in history from Georgetown University and the University of Chicago, and his writings, which range from domestic and foreign policy to commentary on everyday life, have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Harper’s, and elsewhere. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, son, stepdaughter, and a nuisance of a dog.

Life’s Little Annoyances was published on October 13, 2005.

The Life’s Little Annoyances Audiobook is 258 hours and 20 minutes. Speechify has the Abridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in Life’s Little Annoyances

Life’s Little Annoyances includes the following subjects: humor books, joke books, practical jokes, pet peeves, art of living, life skills, mad libs, funny trivia, funny books, essays, etiquette, funny essays, modern life, passive aggression, best humor books, stocking stuffer, gag gifts, fathers day gifts, nuisances, mothers day gift, creative solutions to problems, funny solutions to problems, audiobooks, audio books, books on tape. The BISAC Subject Code is HUMOR, Form, Anecdotes & Quotations.

About the Author(s) of Life’s Little Annoyances

The author of Life’s Little Annoyances is Ian Urbina.

About the Narrator of Life’s Little Annoyances Audiobook

The narrator for the Life’s Little Annoyances Audiobook is Stanley Tucci.

Life’s Little Annoyances Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1593978405. The ISBN-13 is 9781593978402.

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