The Rosie Project

The Rosie Project

Downloadable Audiobook - 2013
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A socially awkward genetics professor who has never been on a second date sets out to find the perfect wife, but instead finds Rosie Jarman, a fiercely independent barmaid who is on a quest to find her biological father.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2013], p2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781470348212
1470348217
Branch Call Number: eAudio
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file, 7 hr., 30 min.)

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Jan411 Mar 08, 2017

Very fun. If you like it, try Adrian Mole Diaries by Sue Townsend


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Jan411 Mar 08, 2017

Very fun. If you like it, try Adrian Mole Diaries by Sue Townsend

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AndCo
Dec 12, 2016

Great book to listen to when you need to relax or convalesce. Entertaining. Best without the critical thinking cap, though.

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jennab4
Apr 27, 2016

I adored this book. Don Tillman is an original and fun main character. Highly recommended.

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LindaDeeBaker
Oct 24, 2015

The glimpses inside a genius male mind and the excellent Aussie presentation by Dan O'Grady of the audio version is so well done I frequently smiled or laughed aloud. I identified with the way protagonist Don thought even though I'm not brilliant and I'm female. A delicious read that was over 'way before I wanted to finish reading it. Well done, Graeme Simsion.

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WCLSBlaineLibrary
Aug 04, 2015

Awesome main character! Like the t.v. series "Monk" but better. Definitely had me giggling. Opposites attract.....

PimaLib_ElizabethT Aug 04, 2015

Fantastic audiobook! I enjoyed listening to it so much that I wished I had more laundry to fold, more weeds to pull, more mindless chores to do. I found myself laughing out loud repeatedly. Now that I've finished, I might just start it over again!

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Russ_A
May 28, 2015

I departed from my usual steady fare of detective stories to enjoy a delightful story of an autistic genetics professor who sets out to find a wife using a lengthy questionnaire of acceptable traits. Everything is either correct or incorrect. While working on his Wife Project, he gets sidetracked helping a young woman, the eponymous Rosie, in her quest to find out who her real father is. Rosie, of course, as a drinking, smoking, brilliantly-dyed redhead, is totally unsuitable as a mate. And if you can’t predict how this one ends, you’re somewhere “on the spectrum” yourself. Still, it’s all good fun. The setting is Australia and I recommend the audiobook version. The reader is excellent, with a charming Aussie accent. This has been a best-seller for weeks, and this time it’s with good reason.

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JudithE
Apr 04, 2015

Loved, loved, loved this book. I was sorry to have to leave Don and Rosie behind. Gentle, fun, intelligent -- a gem. (I may have a touch of asperger's myself, just possibly.)

lotuslori_8 Feb 20, 2015

Loved the story. If you like quirky characters Don Tillman is your man and Dan O'Grady, the reader, is the perfect voice for Don.

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Fionaenzo
May 03, 2014

Loved this. Its subtle humor was the best. Narrator was really good at capturing the tone. Funny.

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