The Resource Dad is fat, Jim Gaffigan

Dad is fat, Jim Gaffigan

Label
Dad is fat
Title
Dad is fat
Statement of responsibility
Jim Gaffigan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Dad is Fat, stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, who's best known for his legendary riffs on Hot Pockets, bacon, manatees, and McDonald's, expresses all the joys and horrors of life with five young children--everything from cousins ("celebrities for little kids") to toddlers' communication skills ("they always sound like they have traveled by horseback for hours to deliver important news"), to the eating habits of four year olds ("there is no difference between a four year old eating a taco and throwing a taco on the floor"). Reminiscent of Bill Cosby's Fatherhood, Dad is Fat is sharply observed, explosively funny, and a cry for help from a man who has realized he and his wife are outnumbered in their own home"--Provided by publisher
Summary
The popular comedian shares his misadventures as an unlikely father of five, from his formative years in a large Irish-Catholic family, to his middle-of-the-night diaper-changing foibles, to his struggles to lull tyrannical tots to sleep
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10176882
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaffigan, Jim
Dewey number
814/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6231.F3
LC item number
G34 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Family life
  • HUMOR / Topic / Marriage & Family
  • HUMOR / Topic / Men, Women & Relationships
  • HUMOR / Form / Anecdotes & Quotations
Target audience
adult
Label
Dad is fat, Jim Gaffigan
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Letter to my children -- Who's who in the cast -- Rue the day -- "Drinking the Kool-Aid" -- Family-friendly -- Have children : the condition -- The Lone Ranger -- Anti-family -- I confess -- Happy days are here again -- The pharaoh and the slave -- Vice president -- My dad, the professional wrestler -- The narcissist's guide to babies and toddlers -- When women get lazy -- Oh my God, you're pregnant? -- Witchcraft -- Newbornland -- Dogfight -- Circumcision -- The invasion -- Eat the coleslaw! -- Toddlerhood -- The evil within -- Secrets and lies -- A critical analysis of children's literature -- No further questions -- Bring in da noise -- The Chud people -- Monsters -- Nothing in common -- Hotel New York City -- Vamanos -- Is it too soon to start dating again? -- I'll be your tour guide -- Pale force -- Learnin' them -- A self-portrait -- Your special day -- Losing my religion -- No such thing as a free babysitter -- How to put five kids to bed in a two-bedroom apartment -- Negotiating with terrorists -- My former bed -- Morning has been broken -- Naps are payday loans -- Get married, have kids, get fat -- Hand-in-mouth disease -- We need bread -- You win, McDonald's -- How sweet it is -- 'Tis the season -- My other family -- Are you done yet? -- Six kids, Catholic -- The great white baby -- The mousetrap -- Picture this -- Snow job -- On the road again -- Eskimo pies -- You're going to miss this
Control code
ocn843126809
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385349062
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
87A76318-A713-42FB-AA3C-F79A132EDA85
Label
Dad is fat, Jim Gaffigan
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Letter to my children -- Who's who in the cast -- Rue the day -- "Drinking the Kool-Aid" -- Family-friendly -- Have children : the condition -- The Lone Ranger -- Anti-family -- I confess -- Happy days are here again -- The pharaoh and the slave -- Vice president -- My dad, the professional wrestler -- The narcissist's guide to babies and toddlers -- When women get lazy -- Oh my God, you're pregnant? -- Witchcraft -- Newbornland -- Dogfight -- Circumcision -- The invasion -- Eat the coleslaw! -- Toddlerhood -- The evil within -- Secrets and lies -- A critical analysis of children's literature -- No further questions -- Bring in da noise -- The Chud people -- Monsters -- Nothing in common -- Hotel New York City -- Vamanos -- Is it too soon to start dating again? -- I'll be your tour guide -- Pale force -- Learnin' them -- A self-portrait -- Your special day -- Losing my religion -- No such thing as a free babysitter -- How to put five kids to bed in a two-bedroom apartment -- Negotiating with terrorists -- My former bed -- Morning has been broken -- Naps are payday loans -- Get married, have kids, get fat -- Hand-in-mouth disease -- We need bread -- You win, McDonald's -- How sweet it is -- 'Tis the season -- My other family -- Are you done yet? -- Six kids, Catholic -- The great white baby -- The mousetrap -- Picture this -- Snow job -- On the road again -- Eskimo pies -- You're going to miss this
Control code
ocn843126809
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385349062
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
87A76318-A713-42FB-AA3C-F79A132EDA85

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