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The hilarious New York Times bestseller from the author of I Was Told There'd Be Cake.

Sloane Crosley, the brilliantly funny "fountain of observations" (Boston Globe), now takes readers from a bear-infested wedding in Alaska to a run-in with clowns in Portugal in a new collection of essays about the messiest and most unexpected dilemmas life has to offer.

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"Wonderful and entertaining." USA Today

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"Undeniably funny...Crosley's work speaks volumes to her generation." San Francisco Chronicle

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"Charming...Crosley has an original spark....[She] is like a tap dancer, lighthearted and showmanlike...capable of surprising you with the reserves of emotion and keen social observation that motivate the performance." The New York Times Book Review

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"Crosley writes with such buoyancy. But [she]...shows a depth that's every bit as enjoyable as the full-on belly laughs." Entertainment Weekly

About the Author

Sloane Crosley is the author of the New York Times bestseller I Was Told There'd Be Cake, which was a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594485190
Author:
Crosley, Sloane
Publisher:
Riverhead Books
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.1 x 5.21 x 0.63 in 0.47 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 288 pages Riverhead Books - English 9781594485190 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Wonderful and entertaining."
"Review" by , "Undeniably funny...Crosley's work speaks volumes to her generation."
"Review" by , "Charming...Crosley has an original spark....[She] is like a tap dancer, lighthearted and showmanlike...capable of surprising you with the reserves of emotion and keen social observation that motivate the performance."
"Review" by , "Crosley writes with such buoyancy. But [she]...shows a depth that's every bit as enjoyable as the full-on belly laughs."
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