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One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter

Author: Scaachi Koul
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Picador, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"In One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi Koul deploys her razor sharp humor to share all the fears, outrages, and mortifying moments of her life. She learned from an early age what made her miserable, and for Scaachi anything can be cause for despair. Whether it's a shopping trip gone awry; enduring awkward conversations with her bikini waxer; overcoming her fear of flying while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Essays
Humor
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koul, Scaachi.
One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter.
New York : Picador, 2017
(DLC) 2017014202
Named Person: Scaachi Koul
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scaachi Koul
ISBN: 9781250121028 1250121027 9781683314141 168331414X
OCLC Number: 978712680
Notes: Title on cover has words crossed out to read: One day this will matter: essays.
"May 2017"--Title page verso.
"First published by Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House Canada."--Title page verso.
Description: 241 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Inheritance tax --
Size me up --
Fair and lovely --
Aus-piss-ee-ous --
Mute --
A good egg --
Hunting season --
Mister beast man to you, Randor --
Tawi River, Elbow River --
Anyway.
Other Titles: One day this will matter :
Responsibility: Scaachi Koul.

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"In One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi Koul deploys her razor sharp humor to share all the fears, outrages, and mortifying moments of her life. She learned from an early age what made her miserable, and for Scaachi anything can be cause for despair. Whether it's a shopping trip gone awry; enduring awkward conversations with her bikini waxer; overcoming her fear of flying while vacationing halfway around the world; dealing with internet trolls, or navigating the fears and anxieties of her parents. Alongside these personal stories are pointed observations about life as a woman of color, where every aspect of her appearance is open for critique, derision, or outright scorn. Where strict gender rules bind in both Western and Indian cultures, leaving little room for a woman not solely focused on marriage and children to have a career (and a life) for herself"--

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