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I'm Only In It for the Parking: Life and laughter from the priority seats

I'm Only In It for the Parking: Life and laughter from the priority seats

In fact, it's the stupid questions people ask that really rile Lee Ridley, aka Lost Voice Guy. Which is where I'm Only In It For the Parking comes in - think of it as a disabled FAQ, with funny (sometimes painfully funny) stories from Lee's less-ordinary life.

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ISBN 9781787631472
Barcode 9781787631472
Published 18 April 2019 by Transworld Publishers
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Ridley, Lost Voice Guy aka Lee
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ISBN-13 9781787631472
ISBN-10 1787631478
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Transworld Publishers
Imprint Bantam Press
Publication Date 18 April 2019
International Publication Date 16 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Ridley, Lost Voice Guy aka Lee
Category Biography & Autobiography
Coping With Disability
TV tie-in
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 144mm
Height: 222mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 361g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Comedians - Biography - Great Britain, Cerebral palsied - Biography - Great Britain
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 792.7028092
Catalogue Code 1000349

Description of this Book

What's the worst thing about being disabled? Is it the shameless staring? Is it that people assume you're a bit thick because you can't speak? Or is it the fact that your friends always take you to theme parts just so they can jump the queues? In fact, it's the stupid questions people ask that really rile Lee Ridley, aka Lost Voice Guy. And over the years he's been inundated with them by people who have failed to engage their brains before opening their mouths. Which is where I'm Only In It For the Parking comes in - think of it as a disabled FAQ, with funny (sometimes painfully funny) stories from Lee's less-ordinary life. If you think you know what it's like to be disabled, prepare to have your perceptions skewered by the much-loved Britain's Got Talent winner, the brilliant stand-up who struggles to stand up, the Geordie without the accent. And before you ask... no, he really can't speak at all. But he definitely has something to say.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review PRAISE FOR LOST VOICE GUY'S STAND-UP: 'Self-lacerating comedy with something to say.' * The Guardian * PRAISE FOR LOST VOICE GUY'S STAND-UP: 'A talent for real anger that leaves us amused.' * The Times * PRAISE FOR LOST VOICE GUY'S STAND-UP: 'A mix of observation and self-deprecation which confirms he's got talent.' * The Telegraph *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Lee Ridley is also known as Lost Voice Guy. He is a stand-up comedian, writer and tech geek based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Lee developed cerebral palsy as a baby and communicates using an iPad. A bit like Stephen Hawking. Though, in Lee's words, better looking. He is a BBC New Comedy Award winner, his Radio 4 sitcom Ability has had two series and counting, and he is the winner of 2018's Britain's Got Talent. Lee has appeared on Live at the Apollo and at the Royal Variety Performance, sold out at the Edinburgh Fringe and had his first nationwide tour in 2019. He is also an ambassador for Scope. I'm Only In It for the Parking is his first book.

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