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The Resource Sellevision

Sellevision

Label
Sellevision
Title
Sellevision
Statement of responsibility
Augusten Burroughs
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Language
eng
Summary
Darkly funny and gleefully mean-spirited, Sellevision explores greed, obsession and third tier celebrity, in the world of a fictional home shopping network.Welcome to the troubled world of Sellevision, America's premier retail broadcasting network. When Max Andrews, the much-loved and handsome (lonely and gay) host of "Slumber Sunday Sundown" accidentally exposes himself in front of twenty million kids and their parents during a "Toys for Tots" segment, Sellevision faces its first big scandal. As Max fails to find a job in television, another host, the popular and perky Peggy Jean Smythe is receiving sinister emails about her appearance from a stalker. Popping pills and drinking heavily, she fails to notice that her husband is spending a lot of time with the very young babysitter who lives next door. Then there's Leigh, whose affair with Sellevision boss Howard Toast is going nowhere, until she exposes him on air; and Bebe, Sellevision's star host, who finds Mr. Right through the Internet—if she can just stop her shopping addiction from taking over
Summary
An incisive fictional portrait of a consumer society gone mad looks behind the scenes of sellevision, a shop-at-home network, where the slick facades of the popular hosts slowly crumble as one celebrity becomes an addict and another exposes himself on air. A first novel. Reprint. 20,000 first printing
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  • Burroughs, Augusten
  • Miles, Robin
Dewey number
813.6
PerformerNote
Read by Robin Miles
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  • Macmillan Audio (Firm)
  • OneClick Digital (Firm)
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  • Fiction
  • Humor (Fiction)
Target audience
adult
Label
Sellevision
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Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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unknown
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electronic
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Isbn
9781427219831
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True
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unknown
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Label
Sellevision
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
OVERDRIVE:8a8e4fd6-0db0-4ce7-8a55-9a8ba49b2779
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not applicable
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electronic
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not applicable
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True
Isbn
9781427219831
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unknown
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