The Hunger Pains: A Parody (Paperback)

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    The Harvard Lampoon debuted in February 1876 and is the world's longest continually published humor magazine. Written by seven undergraduates and modeled onPunch, the British humor magazine, the debut issue took the Harvard campus by storm. United States President Ulysses S. Grant was advised not to read the magazine, as he would be too much “in stitches” to run the government.Harvard Lampoon alumni include comedians Conan O'Brien, Andy Borowitz, Greg Daniels, Jim Downey, Al Jean, and B.J. Novak.Lampoon alumni write and have written for Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, Futurama, Late Night with David Letterman, Seinfeld, The League, NewsRadio,The Office, 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, and dozens of others. TheLampoon has also graduated many noted authors, such as George Plimpton, George Santayana, and John Updike.
    The hilarious instant New York Times bestseller, The Hunger Pains is a loving parody of the dystopian YA novel and film,The Hunger Games.

    Winning means wealth, fame, and a life of therapy losing means death, but also fame! This isThe Hunger Pains.

    When Kantkiss Neverclean replaces her sister as a contestant on the Hunger Games—the second-highest-rated reality TV show in Peaceland, behindExtreme Home Makeover—she has no idea what to expect. Having lived her entire life in the telemarketing district’s worst neighborhood, the Crack, Kantkiss feels unprepared to fight to the death while simultaneously winking and looking adorable for the cameras. But when her survival rests on choosing between the dreamy hunk from home, Carol Handsomestein, or the doughy klutz, Pita Malarkey, Kantkiss discovers that the toughest conflicts may not be found on the battlefield but in her own heart . . . which is unfortunately on a battlefield.

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    ISBN 9781451668209
    Genre HUMOR / Form / Parodies
    Format Paperback
    Pages 157
    Publisher Date 2012-02-07 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Touchstone Books
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.3 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Parody
    Edition Detail Original
    Audience General/trade

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