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Amateur hour : motherhood in essays and swear words / Kimberly Harrington.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 306.8743 (Text) 78321000027560 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 07/19/2018
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 306.8743 HAR (Text) 78551000536493 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Harrington (Text) 31208912582758 new non-fiction Checked out 07/27/2018

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  • ISBN: 9780062838742
  • ISBN: 0062838741
  • Physical Description: x, 308 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, [2018]

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First. I don't want to be dying in order to tell you these things -- Jobs. Fuck. This. List. -- Job description for the dumbest job ever -- The Super Bowl of interruptions -- I am the one woman who has it all -- Undone -- Dear stay-at-home moms and working moms, you're both right -- Time-out. Just what I wanted, a whole twenty-four hours of recognition once a year -- "If Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy": revised and expanded -- Vows. Tiny losses -- If you love your grandparents, go visit them -- Let's have the wedding later -- It's complicated -- Time-out. Your cute wedding hashtags twenty years later -- Kids, it's time you know the truth--your mother is a real piece of work -- Showdowns. Overshare -- Thank you for including me on this meal train but unfortunately I'm a horrible person -- Your participation trophies are bullshit -- September 17, 2010: the day I turned the car around -- The ghosts of Halloweens past -- Time-out. Radiohead song or accurate description of my parenting? -- Are you sure there isn't something else I can do before the end of the school year? -- Schools. The walls that define us -- Pro/con: caving to PTO bake sale pressure -- The punching season -- Please don't get murdered at school today -- I don't care if you go to college -- Time-out. What do yo think of my son's senior picture that was shot by Annie Leibovitz? -- Anne-Marie Slaughter is my safety word -- Bodies. Who does that? -- If you can touch it -- As young as we'll ever be -- Hot-ass chicks -- Ashes to ashes -- Time-out. Fifty-one things you should never say to a mother ever -- Is there a parenting expert on this plane? -- Freedoms. Do you have faith in me? -- Thirteen with dudes -- Just because you can, doesn't mean you should -- Last. -- You are all the joy -- When I die.
Summary, etc.:
Welcome to essayist Kimberly Harrington's poetic and funny world of motherhood, womanhood, and humanhood--not necessarily in that order. It's a place of elation, exhaustion, and time whipping past at warp speed. Finally, it's a quiet space to consider the girl you were, the mother you are, and the woman you are always becoming.
Subject: Harrington, Kimberly.
Motherhood > Anecdotes.
Mothers > Anecdotes.
Motherhood > Humor.
Mothers > Humor.
Genre: Anecdotes.
Essays.
Humor.

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