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The 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. "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 173 pages
  • 187.96 x 208.28 x 12.7mm | 90.72g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0307888126
  • 9780307888129
  • 27,613

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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 celebrates the family that made you awkward in the first place." --Mia Kirshner, "The L Word" ""Awkward Family Photos" is absolutely hysterical, yet at the same time, it's a stunningly accurate photographic record of the late 20th century American family. Now I can be certain I was not alone in my awkwardness." --Adam Herz, Writer, "American Pie" "I, II, III""show more

About Mike Bender

MIKE BENDERis 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."show more