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  • Girl Walks into a Bar...

  • Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle
  • By: Rachel Dratch
  • Narrated by: Rachel Dratch
  • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 152
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 134

Anyone who saw an episode of Saturday Night Live between 1999 and 2006 knows Rachel Dratch. She was hilarious! So what happened to her? After a misbegotten part as Jenna on the pilot of 30 Rock, Dratch was only getting offered roles as "Lesbians. Secretaries. Sometimes secretaries who are lesbians." Her career at a low point, Dratch suddenly had time for yoga, dog- sitting, learning Spanish - and dating. After all, what did a forty-something single woman living in New York have to lose?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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  • By R Mac on 23-02-15


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Reviewed: 20-07-15

What made the experience of listening to Girl Walks into a Bar... the most enjoyable?

I always enjoy hearing the author read the book. I particularly liked the focus on life rather than show biz

What other book might you compare Girl Walks into a Bar... to, and why?

Books by SNL alumni - Fey, Poehler etc...

What does Rachel Dratch bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

the ability to listen ot it whilst driving...!
It is always so much better to hear the author speaking... screw you, Roland Barthes!

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?