The Internet Is a Playground: Irreverent Correspondences of an Evil Online Genius

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Product Details

Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Tarcherperigee
Publish Date
Pages
368
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781585428816

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About the Author

David Thorne is the author of The Internet Is a Playground: Irreverent Correspondences of an Evil Online Genius, I'll Go Home Then, It's Warm and Has Chairs: The Unpublished Emails, and more.

Reviews

Publishers Weekly Galley Talk: " "David Thorne's "The Internet is a Playground" (Tarcher) is the funniest book I've read in years. I had to stop reading it repeatedly because I was laughing so hard. I called people I know and read parts out loud over the phone. Thorne, who is equal parts social cartographer, psychologist, and sociopath, stays true to his name by poking fun and puncturing the egos of strangers and friends alike. With just a simple push, even the simplest of situations explodes into the wildest and most outrageously funny exchanges. Interspersed throughout are Thorne's razor sharp musings on random bits; sucker punches both juvenile and brilliant. If you can make it through the story of "Missy, The Missing Cat" without cheering out loud at the author's sheer bravado, you miss the point of this wildly entertaining book completely. Wicked, breath-taking, irreverent, and absolutely contagious, "The Internet is a Playground" is an effortless handsell: just start reading out