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The hilarious sequel to the #1 phenomenon Politically Correct Bedtime Stories.


"If we can cleanse these stories and put an end to the lies our children are spoon-fed while being spoon-fed...the world may finally become a decent place for persunkind and other, equally important species." -- James Finn Garner


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Overview

The hilarious sequel to the #1 phenomenon Politically Correct Bedtime Stories.


"If we can cleanse these stories and put an end to the lies our children are spoon-fed while being spoon-fed...the world may finally become a decent place for persunkind and other, equally important species." -- James Finn Garner


Spurred by the overwhelming success of the million-copy bestseller, Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, James Finn Garner continues his quest to liberate "classic" fairy tales from their archaic, sexist, ageist, classist, lookist and environmentally unsound prejudices.


In Once Upon A More Enlightened Time, Garner tackles many demeaning, culturally biased viewpoints through his retelling of such well-known tales as "The Princess and the Pea" and "The Tortoise and the Hare." He has striven to fashion these bedtime stories into literature that is totally free from bias and purged from the influences of a flawed cultural past in hopes of freeing our social consciousness from these blights.


If he succeeds, no longer will tortoises, hares, talking frogs and other citizens of nature bear the burden of our insecurities. No longer will mer-people suffer because of their unique evolutionary niche. And no longer will capable young womyn sleep their lives away waiting for princes to come rescue them.

"Sleeping Beauty" is now "Sleeping Person of Better-than-Average Attractiveness." Other tales skewered with Garner's inimitable wit include "Hansel and Gretel, " "The Princess and the Pea, " and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780671534288
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
  • Publication date: 6/1/1995
  • Format: Cassette
  • Edition description: Abridged
  • Product dimensions: 4.16 (w) x 6.81 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

James Finn Garner is a writer and performer whose last book, Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, is an international bestseller. Called "a master of the tour de force" by The Washington Post and "a smart-alec, mealy-mouthed creep" by The London Daily Telegraph, Garner feels the truth lies somewhere in between. He lives in Chicago with his wife/lifemate and their new pre-adult.
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Table of Contents

Introduction
A Politically Correct Alphabet 1
Hansel and Gretel 3
The Ant and the Grasshopper 15
The Princess and the Pea 21
The Little Mer-Persun 29
The Tortoise and the Hare 41
Puss in Boots 53
Sleeping Persun of Better-Than-Average Attractiveness 65
The City Mouse and the Suburban Mouse 77
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