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Furiously happy : a funny book about horrible things / Jenny Lawson.

Lawson, Jenny, 1973- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781250077011
  • ISBN: 125007701X
  • ISBN: 9781743540251
  • ISBN: 1743540256
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [New York] : Flatiron Books, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: Jenny explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. And terrible ideas are what Jenny does best.According to Jenny: "Some people might think that being 'furiously happy' is just an excuse to be stupid and irresponsible and invite a herd of kangaroos over to your house without telling your husband first because you suspect he would say no since he's never particularly liked kangaroos. And that would be ridiculous because no one would invite a herd of kangaroos into their house. Two is the limit. I speak from personal experience. My husband says that none is the new limit. I say he should have been clearer about that before I rented all those kangaroos.""Most of my favorite people are dangerously fucked-up but you'd never guess because we've learned to bare it so honestly that it becomes the new normal. Like John Hughes wrote in The Breakfast Club, 'We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it.' Except go back and cross out the word 'hiding.'"
Source of Description Note: Title detail screen.
Subject: Lawson, Jenny, 1973-
Mental illness.
Journalists > United States > Biography.
Humorists, American > 21st century > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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