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Dating tips for the unemployed / Iris Smyles

Smyles, Iris, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler F SMY (Text) 34044000894566 Adult Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library FIC SMY (Text) 78551000527225 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544703384
  • Physical Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Mariner Original Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2016.

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"Iris Smyles's Dating Tips for the Unemployed is an urban odyssey, a wistful, wise, and wry look back at a young woman trying to find her home in the world. "Iris," the narrator and heroine, guides the reader through twenty-four episodes from her life, pausing now and then for meditations on love, sex, work, loneliness, insomnia, arctic exploration, cannibalism, the Higgs boson, Greek mythology, memory, costumes parties, time travel, Rocky I, II, V, IV, VI, and III respectively, literary immortality, real estate trends, and growing up and growing old. Evoking the screwball heroines of a bygone era as she often finds herself a little lost in her own,"Iris" ventures blithely into the future, and Smyles collects the flotsam of her past.
Subject: Smyles, Iris > Fiction.
Young women > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Dating (Social customs) > Fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.
Autobiographical fiction.

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