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Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm

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BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND TELEVISION STAR ROSEANNE BARR IS BACKand#8212;WITH A VENGEANCEand#8212;AND THE RESULT IS ROSEANNEARCHY. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Roseanne Barr is a force of nature. Whether taking the sitcom world by storm, challenging accepted social norms, or battling the wild pigs inhabiting her nut farm in Hawaii, she is not to be trifled with. In this return to the printed page, Roseanne unleashes her razor-sharp observations on hypocrisy, hubris, and self-perpetuating institutions of questionable valueand#8212;as well as menopause, pharmaceuticals, and her grandkids. And sheand#8217;s as controversial, original, and funny as ever. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Raised half-Jewish, half-Mormon, and 100 percent misfit, Roseanne made a deal with Satan early on as the price she paid for stardom. But now sheand#8217;s looking to refinance the loan of her souland#8212;this book represents her final exorcism of fame. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Displaying her brilliance and sharp wit, Roseanne discusses the humor of everyday life with musings on more serious topics, such as class warfare, feminism, the cult of celebrity, and Kabbalah. Bold, brash, and insightful, andlt;Iandgt;Roseannearchyandlt;/Iandgt; shows that she can still skewer any subject under the sun and why The New York Times describes her appeal as and#8220;the power of a whole planet, pulling everything around it inexorably into its orbit.and#8221;

Synopsis:

A new collection of hilarious essays by New York Times bestselling author and television star Roseanne Barr.

About the Author

Emmy Award-winning actress and andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling author andlt;bandgt;Roseanne Barrandlt;/bandgt; started her career in stand-up comedy before landing her own long-running hit TV series, andlt;iandgt;Roseanneandlt;/iandgt;. She has returned to stand-up comedy over the last few years and blogs regularly at RoseanneWorld.com. She is a frequent guest on andlt;iandgt;Real Time with Bill Maherandlt;/iandgt; and lives in Los Angeles and on her nut farm in Hawaii.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781439154823
Author:
Barr, Roseanne
Publisher:
Gallery
Author:
Roseanne
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - General
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
No photos (per TB 3-2); a few recipes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.125 x 6.125 in

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