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    Awkward Family Pet Photos (Three Rivers Press) (Paperback) By (author) Mike Bender, By (author) Doug Chernack

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    DescriptionThe authors of the "New York Times bestseller Awkward Family Photos" are back with a hilarious tribute to the unbreakable and sometimes uncomfortable bond between people and their pets. There are few things more rewarding than having a pet. They love us unconditionally, shower us with attention, and because of them, we actually live longer. So, what can possibly be awkward about our animal BFFs? Well . . . nothing. In fact, we're the awkward ones. We adore our pets, but let's face it--sometimes L-O-V-E makes us go a little overboard. Like giving them middle names, throwing them elaborate birthday parties, and making them a Christmas sweater to match with the rest of the family. Truth is, what they cherish most is our companionship. And maybe that's the reason we care about them so much--because for such simple pleasures, they allow us to be as awkward as we want.

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    Awkward Family Pet Photos
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mike Bender, By (author) Doug Chernack
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 207 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 445 g
    ISBN 13: 9780307888129
    ISBN 10: 0307888126

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21800
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.0
    BIC subject category V2: WNG
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 460
    Libri: ENGM1080
    BIC E4L: HUM
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    B&T Approval Code: A74700000
    DC22: 818.602
    B&T Approval Code: A26650000
    DC22: 818/.602
    DC21: 818.602
    BISAC V2.8: PET000000, HUM009000
    LC classification: PN6231.P42 B46 2011
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HUM011000, HUM017000
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    01 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    MIKE BENDER is a screenwriter whose credits include "Not Another Teen Movie" and the MTV Movie Awards. DOUG CHERNACK has created and produced television shows for E, Fox Sports, and the Golf Channel.
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    Online buzz for AwkwardFamilyPetPhotos.com: "The folks who brought the Internet the face-palming absurdity that is Awkward Family Photos have struck comedy gold again with Awkward Family Pet Photos." --AOL "Hilariously awkward." --MSNBC.com "The genius minds behind the hilarious site Awkward Family Photos - which features cringe-worthy, embarrassing photos of fairly creepy, fashion-challenged families - have taken their collection of awkward photos to a whole new level with their hysterical new site, Awkward Family Pet Photos." -AnimalPlanet.com Praise for "Awkward Family Photos" "This is the best book of embarrassing and strange photos of people who look like my family that I have ever seen." --Judd Apatow "A living, breathing, laugh-out-loud reminder that no matter how badly you dressed, how oddly you posed, and how weird Uncle Dave who lived in the basement was, somebody out there had it worse." --Jennifer Weiner, bestselling author of "In Her Shoes ""Being a test tube baby doesn't seem such a bad idea after looking at these folks. I laughed till it hurt. To paraphrase Tolstoy... every family is freaky in its own way. There's so much love here- but maybe a little more pain, or desperation, or bewilderment. I often feel slightly sad or guilty that I'm not closer with my own family- but looking at this bunch I sense we all have something in common and I'm far from being alone." --David Byrne "Anything that both makes me laugh and think my family isn't so embarrassing deserves to be a book." --Joel Stein, "Time" magazine columnist "I wept with laughter fourteen times while reading this book and snorted aloud twice. I dare you to find a higher weep/snort ratio in any other publication." --Karen McCullah Lutz, screenwriter of "Legally Blonde" and "The Ugly Truth """Awkward Family Photos" is the funniest book that I've read in a long time. It reminds you that it's okay to laugh at yourself and ce