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Bridge Burning and Other Hobbies

Narrated by: Kitty Flanagan
Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (211 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

One of Australia’s favourite and most multitalented entertainers provides hilarious and honest life advice in this candid collection of cautionary tales. 

Kitty Flanagan has been locked in an industrial freezer in Western Australia and insulted about the size of her lady parts in Singapore and borne witness to the world’s most successful wife swap in suburban Sydney. It’s these valuable lessons from The University of Life that have taught her so many things, including the fact that cliches like ‘The University of Life’ are reeeally annoying. 

In these funny, true stories, Kitty provides advice you didn’t even know you needed. Useful tips on how not to get murdered while hitchhiking, how to break up with someone the wrong way and the right way, why it’s important to keep your top on while waitressing and why women between the ages of 37 and 42 should be banned from Internet dating. 

Bridge Burning and Other Hobbies is a collection of laugh-out-loud, cautionary tales from one of Australia’s favourite comedians.

©2018 Kitty Flanagan (P)2018 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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Kitty, You Are A Hoot

Binge listened this audiobook as I just couldn’t stop laughing. Highly recommend this fantastic memoir.

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  • Dee
  • 17-08-2018

Funny AF!😂

Laughed almost the entire way through, had to skip back so many times as I was missing parts from laughing to hard. Fantastic read!

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Brilliant Kitty

I wasn’t sure where this book was going at first but I am so so glad I hung in to find out. I got to spend hours giggling away to Kitty’s hilarious honest recounts of some fantastic memories. Loved every minute. Well done Kitty.

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  • Dudley
  • Sydney, NSW, AU
  • 10-02-2019

This is a wonderful story

Kitty Flanagan no wonder we love you. Thank you so much for sharing your story. There were parts I couldn’t stop laughing & parts that reminded me of my own childhood/adolescent.
Please write more.

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Funny & charming, very relatable. Ha ha

I Liked hearing kitty’s stories in her own voice. She is so vibrant and intelligent.

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Love everything about it

What a hilarious, and honest story made all the better having Kitty narrate it herself.

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Fabulous Comedy genius from Kitty

This is one of my go to listens in the last 6 months when I am having a hard day because within 10 minutes I am laughing and feeling better about the world. Kitty is an Australian legend of comedy and this novel is friggin hilarious. My friend and I at work continually quote bits of the narrative to each other much to our colleagues annoyance and we couldn’t give a hoot. Enjoy - it’s bloody brilliance.

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Kitty Power!

Kitty is awesome. The stories are great, but its the way she tells them that makes this an audiobook so worth your time and hard earned cash. More than 5 hours of power with Kitty, feels like going ten rounds daily with a ninja boxer, but the belly laughing is so worth it. Buy this book and get Kitty to read it to you, just not now, she is busy reading it to me right now. That's how this works right?

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  • K
  • 02-01-2019

Great mood lifter.

Listened to this with headphones at home while I worked. Chuckled and laughed so hard that my kids think I’m crazy and my other half thought I had gone insane.
Thanks Kitty, if I ever see you in real life I promise to demonstrate just how much of a social retard I am too.

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Kitty Flanagan is gold!!!

listen, laugh, enjoy! Kitty, thank you for your wonderful stories and humour. Can't wait for the next book!!!

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  • Sharon Joyner
  • 12-02-2019

I looked a little strange!

I loved listening to this book. It was very funny & I could relate to a lot of it. I’m wondering what the people I passed in the street thought as I was laughing, out loud, as I went on my morning walk. Thanks Kitty for starting my day with a smile.