Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage.

Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage.

Title:Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage.
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780812993080
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:208 pages

Who is that hairy guy in the green Speedo?
 
Rob Delaney is a father, a husband, a comedian, a writer. He is the author of an endless stream of beautiful, insane jokes on Twitter. He is sober. He is sometimes brave. He speaks French. He loves women with abundant pubic hair and saggy naturals. He has bungee jumped off of the Manhattan Bridge. He enjoys antagonizing political figures. He listens to metal while he works out. He likes to fart. He broke into an abandoned mental hospital with his mother. He played Sir Lancelot in Camelot. He has battled depression. He is funny as s***. He cleans up well. He is friends with Margaret Atwood. He is lucky to be alive.
 
Read these hilarious and heartbreaking true stories and learn how Rob came to be the man he is today.


    Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage. Reviews

  • Rob Delaney

    I am sorry for giving my own book a 4 star review. Please do not trust me. Read it for yourself and form your own opinion. It could be worse; I could have given myself a 5 star review. Imagine that! I...

  • Roxane

    Books from comedians are always strange to me. There's never enough cohesion in them. This has been billed as a memoir but it's an essay collection. This is a charming book, though. At times, the writ...

  • Glenn Sumi

    Like most memoirs by mid-career comics, Rob “Funniest person on Twitter” Delaney’s first book is uneven. It's funny and smart, but it's also – like that stupid title (really, publishers? you l...

  • Richard Kramer

    I have decided to stop being a closed-down old fuckhead who shuns any cultural artifactafter 1962 and bores people to death by saying how much I "prefer" actual BOOKS andold-fashioned human connection...

  • laura

    strictly speaking, i'd say this is a four-star book-- which is still high praise, and this book is truly a pleasure-- but i'm giving it five stars anyway, because this book is of a piece with the whol...

  • Leo Robertson

    This is an excellent book to read on a plane :D...

  • Kevin Mchargue

    Whenever I hear someone sneering at Twitter by saying that nothing worthwhile can fit in a 140-character message, I know that person has never spent any time on Twitter. The pseudo-profound criticism ...

  • Conor

    Little bit disappointed in this one, I have to admit. I follow Delaney on Twitter, and I adore his show "Catastrophe" on Amazon TV. Both are hilarious in a very quirky and thoughtful way.This book did...

  • Travis Starnes

    The book is sort of a rambling series of funny events or thoughts strung together very loosely in a narrative. That isn’t a knock on his writing in any way. Think of it as the literary equivalent of...

  • Virginia Franken

    My friend's toddler slammed Delaney's toddler inside a locker at the children's discovery center in Stratford (east london) so my friend finally had an excuse to make her way through the simpering mom...