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I see you made an effort [electronic resource] : Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50. Annabelle Gurwitch.

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  • ISBN: 9781101634721 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Actress and humorist Annabelle Gurwitch returns with I See You Made an Effort, a book of essays so wickedly funny it may make you forget your last birthday. Not one to shy away from the grisly realities of middle age, the "slyly subversive" (O, The Oprah Magazine) Gurwitch confronts the various indignities faced by femmes d'un certain age with candor, wit, and a healthy dose of hilarious self-deprecation. Whether falling in lust at the Genius bar, navigating the extensive—and treacherously expensive—anti aging offerings at a department-store beauty counter, coping with the assisted suicide of her best friend, negotiating the ins and outs of acceptable behavior with her teenage kid, or the thudding financial reality of the "never-tirement" generation that leads her to petty theft, Gurwitch's essays prove her a remarkably astute writer in her prime (in so many ways). Is this the beginning of the Eileen Fisher years? Where does one...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Blue Rider Press, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 748 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Essays.
Humor (Nonfiction).
Genre: Electronic books.

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