Citizen Girl by Emma McLaughlin audiobook

Citizen Girl

By Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
Read by Katherine Kellgren

Simon & Schuster Audio
10.95 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Another biting satire from Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, Authors of the #1 New York Times Bestseller The Nanny Diaries. Working in a world where a college degree qualifies her to make photocopies and color-coordinate file folders, twenty-four year old Girl is struggling to keep up with the essential trinity of food, shelter, and student loans. So when she finally lands the job of her dreams she ignores her misgivings and concentrates on getting the job done...whatever that may be. Sharply observed and devastatingly funny, Citizen Girl captures what it means to be young and female in the new economy. A personal glimpse into an impersonal world, Citizen Girl is edgy and heartfelt, an entertaining story that is startlingly relevant. 

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Summary

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A New York Times bestseller

Another biting satire from Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, Authors of the #1 New York Times Bestseller The Nanny Diaries.

Working in a world where a college degree qualifies her to make photocopies and color-coordinate file folders, twenty-four year old Girl is struggling to keep up with the essential trinity of food, shelter, and student loans. So when she finally lands the job of her dreams she ignores her misgivings and concentrates on getting the job done...whatever that may be.

Sharply observed and devastatingly funny, Citizen Girl captures what it means to be young and female in the new economy. A personal glimpse into an impersonal world, Citizen Girl is edgy and heartfelt, an entertaining story that is startlingly relevant. 

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Not only will this latest comic adventure appeal to the thousands of less-than-affluent urbanites who laughed through the duo’s bestselling debut, The Nanny Diaries, but it would also seem to be a natural for young working women dealing with crazy bosses and shifting job descriptions.” Boston Globe
“Lively…an entertaining read that puts in perspective just how crazy all workplaces are.”  New York Sun
“Hilarious.” Marie Claire
“The bestselling authors of The Nanny Diaries return with another mordant satire—this time they skewer self-important personalities of the twenty-first century workplace.” Teen Vogue
“[A] hyperventilating satire…witty and biting.”  Publishers Weekly
“Kellgren’s narration is enthusiastic, and the story vibrates with her energy. Listeners can expect plenty of drama and detail in this audiobook. The authors specialize in making a story come alive, and the Kellgren captures that action with her delivery.” AudioFile
“Many, many funny lines…Girl’s job hunting woes will resonate with lots of readers.”  Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Emma McLaughlin

Author Bio: Emma McLaughlin

Emma McLaughlin is the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers, including Dedication, Citizen Girl, and Nanny Returns. The Nanny Diaries, the longest-running New York Times bestseller for 2002, was made into a major motion picture in 2007 starring Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, and Alicia Keys. She has made guest appearances on a number of television shows, including the Today show, Good Morning America, Entertainment Tonight, and The View. She has contributed to the New York Times and the London Times. In addition to writing for television and film, McLaughlin travels the country speaking to young women about gender issues in American corporate culture.

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Author Bio: Nicola Kraus

Author Bio: Nicola Kraus

Nicola Kraus graduated from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She met Emma McLaughlin while both were attending New York University and working as nannies. She lived as a child at 1000 Park Avenue, whose residents she claims inspired some of the characters in her fiction.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 10.95
Audience: Adult
Language: English