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The Sweet Potato Queens' Field Guide to Men: Every Man I Love is Either Married, Gay, or Dead | [Jill Conner Browne]

The Sweet Potato Queens' Field Guide to Men: Every Man I Love is Either Married, Gay, or Dead

The Sweet Potato Queens like men. They like them so much that they have devoted an absolutely inordinate amount of time to the pursuit of men, marriage, and great sex. And then, when that doesn't work out, they've devoted an inordinate amount of time to divorce, getting another man, and having great sex with him instead.
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Publisher's Summary

The Sweet Potato Queens like men. They like them so much that they have devoted an absolutely inordinate amount of time to the pursuit of men, marriage, and great sex. And then, when that doesn't work out, they've devoted an inordinate amount of time to divorce, getting another man, and having great sex with him instead.

The Sweet Potato Queens' Field Guide to Men is the Queens' manifesto on all matters of the heart, featuring tales from Queens around the world, plus the continuing adventures of the women you've come to know and love (and envy just a little bit). In this audiobook, Wannabe Queens everywhere will learn: the difference between a Bud Spud, a Spud Stud, a Crud Stud, and other Studs; Man Ears and Other Guy Stuff; and still more about The Promise.

©2004 Jill Conner Browne; (P)2004 Books on Tape

What the Critics Say

"A Southern-fried delight....Browne is at her laugh-till-it-hurts best." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Kaeli Irving, TX, USA 03-02-08
    Kaeli Irving, TX, USA 03-02-08
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    "Can't live with 'em, might as well laugh"

    What can I say-I love the Sweet Potato Queen books. I don't get the wigs or the boots or the parade, but I definatly get the mindset. I started reading the books when I heard my mom hooting and hollering in laughter reading them. She said it wouldn't be as funny to me because I'm not old enough or fat enough-and that may be the case. But I'm still in stitches everytime I read or hear these books. Trust me, the way the author speaks is enough to make listening to the books worthwhile, rather than reading them.

    This is an excellent book that goes into what men are like, what women are like around men, and the crazy stuff we do to get around men more. Think of it as the southern "He's really not that into you," only funny.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Joanna Shingle Springs, CA, United States 10-16-04
    Joanna Shingle Springs, CA, United States 10-16-04
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    "Great!"

    I haven't been disappointed yet...!

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    Nancy Houston, TX, USA 07-09-12
    Nancy Houston, TX, USA 07-09-12 Member Since 2004
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    "This what I like about the South!"
    Where does The Sweet Potato Queens' Field Guide to Men rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Top 1/4


    What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

    The encouragement to women to feel self worth and have strength to stop being a victim.


    What does Jill Conner Browne bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The inflection and speech patterns can never be fully realized on paper.


    What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

    Not sure that there is just one. I read Jill Conner Browne to enjoy her twisted point of view and the creative way she describes her life.


    Any additional comments?

    This is light escapism reading. As a woman from East Texas, I identify in a many parts of the book the way I am and the way I would like to be. Sorry, Jill. Mississippi is more like Texas than you might want to admit.

    The recipes are fun, too.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Susan Marion, NC, USA 11-19-04
    Susan Marion, NC, USA 11-19-04
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    "The Sweet Potato Queen's Field Guide To Men"

    Delightfully funny. Such a great "feel good read".
    Jill Conner Browne is not only a barrel of laughs as a writer, she is also the absolute perfect reader for her books!!
    Don't miss this one

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Pamela W. Sherfy Bradenton, FL 08-05-14
    Pamela W. Sherfy Bradenton, FL 08-05-14 Member Since 2010

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    "GREAT"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, it made me laugh.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The Queens.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Too many to list


    What insight do you think you’ll apply from The Sweet Potato Queens' Field Guide to Men?

    Maybe I'll wake up tomorrow feeling just a little better than I did this morning.


    Any additional comments?

    Don't stop.

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    maria aguirre 09-07-09
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    "Fun and more fun"

    I loved this book it was so funny, sad, uplifting and just perfect for listening.

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    Karen Rath 07-30-09
    Karen Rath 07-30-09 Member Since 2005
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    "Laughing out loud on the van"

    The Sweet Potato Queen books brighten up my commute and have me laughing out loud on my vanpool. I have to be careful not to drink while listening because otherwise I'll surely squirt liquid from my nose. And try the recipes if you don't mind dieting for a week afterwards!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Mark Mt Pleasant, SC, USA 01-02-08
    Mark Mt Pleasant, SC, USA 01-02-08
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    "SPQs Rule!"

    I have enjoyed all of Jill Connor Browne's books, this one included. The Field Guide to Men seemed to me to be a little more cynical and a little less kind than Jill's other books but still it is very funny and I wouldn't have missed it for anything. I love listening to her voice reading her books on a long trip. I'll be waiting in line for the next.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Dinah Edmonson Louisiana 03-15-05
    Dinah Edmonson Louisiana 03-15-05 Member Since 2004

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    "Loved It"

    I laughed out loud driving alone in the car! Hearing the author read this was a real treat, wish I was going to the St. Patrick's Day parade with the Queens this year.....Maybe next year!

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    Joan stephenville, Newfoundland & Lab, Canada 07-05-10
    Joan stephenville, Newfoundland & Lab, Canada 07-05-10
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    "Other Than the interesting voice of the Narrator"

    I didn't get it! Never finished listening.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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