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My misspent youth : essays

Author: Meghan Daum
Publisher: New York : Open City Books, ©2001.
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In these essays the author speaks to questions at the root of the contemporary experience, from the search for authenticity and interpersonal connection in a society defined by consumerism and media; to the disenchantment of working in a "glamour profession"; to the catastrophic effects of living among New York City's terminal hipsters.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Daum, Meghan, 1970-
My misspent youth.
New York : Open City Books, c2001
(OCoLC)606531015
Named Person: Meghan Daum
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meghan Daum
ISBN: 1890447269 9781890447267
OCLC Number: 46468140
Description: 177 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
On the fringes of the physical world --
Publishing and other near-death experiences --
My misspent youth --
Carpet is Mungers --
Inside the tube --
Toy children --
According to the women I'm fairly pretty --
American shiksa --
Music is my bag --
Variations on grief.
Responsibility: by Meghan Daum.

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In these essays the author speaks to questions at the root of the contemporary experience, from the search for authenticity and interpersonal connection in a society defined by consumerism and media; to the disenchantment of working in a "glamour profession"; to the catastrophic effects of living among New York City's terminal hipsters.

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