Cool, calm & contentious [electronic resource] : Essays. Merrill Markoe.
- ISBN: 9780345518934 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2011.
|Summary, etc.:|| "This is so well written. [When a book like this] comes along, it's, like, 'Thank you!' What a great way to spend an afternoon, an evening, reading these essays. . . . Absolutely great."--Jon Stewart "[Merrill] Markoe is easily as funny as David Sedaris. She's capable of manic riffs and acerbic skewering. Still, her good nature shines through."--The Washington Post In this hilarious collection of candid essays, including two pieces new to this edition, New York Times bestselling author Merrill Markoe reveals much about her personal life--as well as the secret formula for comedy: Start out with a difficult mother, develop some classic teenage insecurities, add a few relationships with narcissistic men, toss in an unruly pack of selfish dogs, finish it off with the kind of crystalline perspective that only comes from years of navigating a roiling sea of unpleasant and unappeasable people, and--voilà--you're funny!...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Villard, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2073 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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