Behind the Mic: On Separation Anxiety by Laura Zigman, read by Courtney Patterson
Feeling Anxious? Wear Your Pet!
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Courtney Patterson’s lively delivery hits all the right tones of both humor and melancholy in this charming novel about a 50-year-old woman, Judy, who is trying to cope with too much change. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb talk about Judy’s unusual solution to dealing with anxiety—wearing her pet dog in a baby sling. We all deal with stressful times; why not face life’s struggles with a dose of absurdity? Listeners will feel Judy’s all-too-familiar pain while laughing at how she handles everything life throws her way.
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