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Approval junkie : adventures in caring too much / Faith Salie.

Salie, Faith, 1971- author. (Author).
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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Camden-Jackson Twp Public Library - Camden 921 SAL (Text) 74082000019217 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola B SALIE (Text) 33118000175167 Adult: New Book Available -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver BIO SAL-F SAL-F (Text) 34304000825948 Adult - Biography Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main 817.6 SAL (Text) 840191002168830 Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 921 SAL (Text) 37323005260909 NONFIC Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Monrovia B SAL (Text) 78551000525794 Biography Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Salie (Text) 31208912450170 non-fiction Available -
Spencer County Public Library - Rockport 791.4302 SAL (Text) 70741000139714 Adult Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780553419931 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0553419935 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: viii, 256 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: "In this hilarious collection of essays, comedian Faith Salie reflects on the absurd hoops she's jumped through in order to win approval. From running in place in a darkened shower in Africa at 4 am to lose weight, to agreeing to an exorcism at the behest of her crazy ex-husband, to eating pig organs with Harrison Ford's son after her producers told her it would "make good TV", Salie has done it all in the hopes of achieving positive reinforcement from colleagues, friends, and her aforementioned ex (or as she calls him, "was-band"). With thoughtfulness and sarcasm, Salie reflects on why it is she tries so hard to please others, highlighting a phenomenon that many people--especially women-- experience at home and in the work place. Equal parts laugh-out loud funny and poignant, Approval Junkie is a humorous exploration into why it is that we so desperately try to please others at the expense of our own happiness"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Salie, Faith, 1971-
Actors > United States > Biography.
Social acceptance > Humor.
HUMOR / Form / Essays.

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