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Broken (in the best possible way) / Jenny Lawson, full-grown mammal.

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  • 18 of 28 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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4 current holds with 28 total copies.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria B LAW (Text) 37521530970757 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
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Jay Co PL - Portland B L425je (Text) 76383000482939 Adult New Shelf, B Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch NEW BIOGRAPHY LAWSON, JENNY MEMOIR (Text) 37516002066545 Adult New Book Shelf-Nonfiction Available -
Montpelier Harrison Twp PL - Montpelier B LAW (Text) 76052000070403 MHTPLM Adult Reference Reshelving -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library B LAW (Text) 78551000550792 Biography In process -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250077035
  • ISBN: 1250077036
  • Physical Description: xiii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
"As Jenny Lawson's hundreds of thousands of fans know, she suffers from depression. In Broken (in the best possible way), she explores her experimental treatment of transcranial magnetic stimulation with brutal honesty. But also with brutal humor: "People do different things to distract themselves during each treatment. I embroider. It feels fitting. I'm being magnetically stabbed in the head thousands of times as I'm stabbing the embroidery myself. I don't embroider the same patterns my grandmother did. I embroider girls with octopus faces, David Bowie, a flowery bouquet with FUCK YES written in the middle. They let you do anything as long as it's 'positive.'" Jenny discusses the frustration of dealing with her insurance company in "An Open Letter to My Insurance Company," which should be an anthem for anyone who has ever had to call their insurance company to try and get a claim covered. On the lighter side, she tackles such timelessly debated questions as "How do dogs know they have penises?" We see how her vacuum cleaner almost set her house on fire, how she was attacked by three bears, business ideas she wants to pitch to Shark Tank, and why she can never go back to the post office. Of course, Jenny's long-suffering husband Victor-the Ricky to Jenny's Lucille Ball-is present throughout. A treat for Jenny Lawson's already existing fans, and destined to convert new ones, Broken is a beacon of hope and a wellspring of laughter"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Lawson, Jenny, 1973-
Lawson, Jenny, 1973- > Mental health.
Journalists > United States > Biography.
Humorists, American > 21st century > Biography.
Mental illness > Humor.

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