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Notaro, Laurie

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Works: 36 works in 158 publications in 4 languages and 7,817 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Biography  Fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Chick lit  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3614.O785, 814.6
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There's a (slight) chance I might be going to Hell : a novel of sewer pipes, pageant queens, and big trouble by Laurie Notaro( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in German and English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
When her husband is offered a post at a small northwestern university, Maye Roberts is only too happy to pack up and leave the relentless Phoenix heat for the lush green quietude of Spaulding, Washington. After a series of false starts nearly gets her banished from town, Maye decides that her last chance to connect with her new neighbors is to enter the annual Sewer Pipe Queen Pageant
Crossing the horizon : a novel by Laurie Notaro( Book )
5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
In 1927, three women, including the daughter of an earl, a former cigar girl-turned-society darling, and a beauty pageant contestant, all vie to be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic
Spooky little girl : a novel by Laurie Notaro( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
"Coming home from a Hawaiian vacation with her best girlfriends, Lucy Fisher is stunned to find everything she owns tossed out on her front lawn, the locks changed, and her fianc??s phone disconnected?plus she?s just lost her job. With her world spinning wildly out of her control, Lucy decides to make a new start and moves upstate to live with her sister and nephew. But then things take an even more dramatic turn: A fatal encounter with public transportation lands Lucy not in the hereafter but in the nearly hereafter. She?s back in school, learning the parameters of spooking and how to become a successful spirit in order to complete a ghostly assignment. If Lucy succeeds, she?s guaranteed a spot in the next level of the afterlife?but until then, she?s stuck as a ghost in the last place she would ever want to be. Trying to avoid being trapped on earth for all eternity, Lucy crosses the line between life and death and back again when she returns home. Navigating the perilous channels of the paranormal, she?s determined to find out why her life crumbled and why, despite her ghastly death, no one seems to have noticed she?s gone. But urgency on the spectral plane?in the departed person of her feisty grandmother, who is risking both their eternal lives?requires attention, and Lucy realizes that you get only one chance to be spectacular in death"--Page 4 of cover
There's a (slight) chance I might be going to Hell : [a novel of sewer pipes, pageant queens, and big trouble] by Laurie Notaro( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
After a series of false starts nearly gets her banished from town, Maye, a freelance writer, decides that her last chance to connect with her new neighbors is to enter the annual Sewer Pipe Queen Pageant, a kooky but dead-serious local tradition open to contestants of all ages and genders. Aided by a deranged former pageant queen with one eyebrow, Maye doesn't just make a splash, she uncovers a sinister mystery that has haunted the town for decades
The idiot girls' action adventure club by Laurie Notaro( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 34 libraries worldwide
En 20-årig kvinde skildrer sine veninder og deres mange oplevelser sammen
The idiot girls' action-adventure club : true tales from a magnificent and clumsy life by Laurie Notaro( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
The New York Times bestseller from author Laurie Notaro sheds hilarious light on everyday life, from hourly-wage jobs that require zero skill to horrific high school reunions
I love everybody (and other atrocious lies) : true tales of a loudmouth girl by Laurie Notaro( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Here are more scathingly funny tales from the wild side! Laurie Notaro survived the debauched ride of her twenties and the bumpy ride to matrimony. Now she's ready to take on the thirtysomething years ... and almost middle age has never been more hilarious
We thought you would be prettier : true tales of the dorkiest girl alive by Laurie Notaro( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
She thought she'd have more time. Laurie Notaro figured she had at least a few good years yet. But no-it's happened. She has officially lost her marbles. From the kid at the pet-food store checkout line whose coif is so bizarre it makes her seethe "I'm going to kick his hair's ass" to the hapless Sears customer service rep on the receiving end of her Campaign of Terror, no one is safe from Laurie's wrath. Her cranky side seems to have eaten the rest of her-inner-thigh Chub Rub and all. And the results are breathtaking. Her riffs on e-mail spam, eBay ("There should be an eBay wading pool, where you only get to bid on Precious Moments figurines and Avon products, and you have to make it through that first before jumping into the deep end"), and the perils of St. Patrick's Day ("When I'm driving, the last think I need is a herd of inebriates darting in and out of traffic like loaded chickens") are the stuff of legend. And for Laurie, it's all 100 percent true
It looked different on the model by Laurie Notaro( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
New York Times bestselling author Laurie Notaro shares hilarious tales of marriage and family with irresistible candor that makes for a laugh-out-loud funny and utterly unforgettable listen
Autobiografia Grubej Panny Mlodej : Pol.02415 by Laurie Notaro( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Polish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
È il giorno del giudizio e non ho niente da mettermi by Laurie Notaro( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Autobiography of a fat bride : true tales of a pretend adulthood by Laurie Notaro( file )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In Autobiography of a Fat Bride, Laurie Notaro tries painfully to make the transition from all-night partyer and bar-stool regular to mortgagee with plumbing problems and no air conditioning. Laurie finds grown-up life just as harrowing as her reckless youth, as she meets Mr. Right, moves in, settles down, and crosses the toe-stubbing threshold of matrimony. From her mother's grade-school warning to avoid kids in tie-died shirts because their hippie parents spent their food money on drugs and art supplies; to her night-before-the-wedding panic over whether her religion is the one where you step on the glass; to her unfortunate overpreparation for the mandatory drug-screening urine test at work; to her audition as a Playboy centerfold as research for a newspaper story, Autobiography of a Fat Bride has the same candor and outrageous humor that made Idiot Girls an instant cult phenomenon. In Autobiography of a Fat Bride, Laurie contemplates family, home improvement, and the horrible tyrannies of cosmetic saleswomen. She finds that life doesn't necessarily get any easier as you get older. But it does get funnier
Crossing the horizon by Laurie Notaro( file )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Soar back to the fearless 1920s with #1 New York Times bestselling writer Laurie Notaro--beloved author of The Idiot Girls' Action Adventure Club--in a stunning historical novel that tells the true, little-known story of three aviatrixes in a race to be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic
Le feste delle amiche speciali by Laurie Notaro( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Männer und andere Dickmacher Roman by Laurie Notaro( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Wer zuletzt kommt lacht am längsten by Laurie Notaro( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Weg da, das ist mein Fettnäpfchen by Laurie Notaro( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sich mit den neuen Nachbarn anfreunden? Sehr schwierig, wenn man das ausgeprägte Talent besitzt, von Fettnäpfchen zu Fettnäpfchen zu springen. Und unschlagbar komisch, wenn man darüber hinaus noch Laurie Notaro heisst. Aber das ist auch kein Wunder, wenn man in eine Stadt zieht, in der Frauen beim Picknick den BH lupfen, unflexible Postbeamtinnen Hausverbot erteilen, kleine Mädchen über vegane Ernährung philosophieren, und keiner - wirklich keiner - Sinn für Lauries einzigartigen Humor hat! Laurie Notaro wurde in Brooklyn, N.Y., geboren und lebt heute in Eugene, Oregon. Neben dem Roman Spooky Little Girl - Verliebt in einen Geist schreibt sie witzige Kolumnenbücher, u.a. Anleitung zum Zickigsein, Männer und andere Dickmacher und Weg da, das ist mein Fettnäpfchen. Derzeit arbeitet sie an einem Plan B, sollte sie keinen neuen Buchvertrag bekommen. Zur Wahl stehen so aufregende Alternativen wie Hotdog-Verkäuferin oder Baustellenschildhalterin. Nach heutigem Stand ist Laurie Notaro immer noch verheiratet, ihre Katze erfreut sich bester Gesundheit und ihr Hund Maeby wird in diesem Leben nicht mehr auf sie hören
Vorlaut ist auch nicht leise Roman by Laurie Notaro( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Eigentlich dachte Laurie, sie hätte noch etwas Zeit. Noch ein paar gute Jahre. Aber nein, jetzt ist es passiert. Sie hat ganz offiziell den Verstand verloren. Und eine ganze Generation übersprungen: Sie ist Mitte dreißig und alt. Und sie wird wie ihre Mutter. Dabei wollte sie nur vernünftig sein. Leise. Nicht immer dazwischenquatschen, nicht immer ungeduldig sein. Doch ihre schrullige Seite hat endgültig gewonnen. Niemand ist jetzt mehr sicher vor Lauries unbändiger Wut: weder der junge Mann aus dem Tierfutterladen, der Laurie mit seiner hippen Frisur in tiefe Depressionen stürzt, noch die V
Alle Jahre nie mehr wieder by Laurie Notaro( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Es ist die schönste und zugleich schrecklichste Zeit des Jahres, wenn der Genuss von Lebkuchen und Dominosteinen direkt zu Umfangszuwächsen an den Oberschenkeln führt ... Alle Jahre wieder weihnachtet es sehr! Doch alle guten Vorsätze, was man dieses Jahr zum Fest unbedingt anders, besser, früher oder überhaupt nicht mehr machen will, lassen sich - der Familie zuliebe - mal wieder nicht umsetzen
Guten Morgen, Doppelkinn [Roman] by Laurie Notaro( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Wenn du bei der Laserhaarentfernung plötzlich feststellst, dass du - anders als bisher angenommen - nicht nur ein Doppel-, sondern ein Dreifach-Kinn hast, auf dem sich - für eine Frau - unerhört viele Haare tummeln, dann kann dir das schon mal den Tag vermiesen. Genauso wie fremde Schamhaare unter dem Hotelbett oder Menschen, die dich mit offenem Mund anhusten. Auch Laurie kennt und hasst solche Situationen - und löst sie auf ihre ganz eigene Weise ... 18 knackige Lebensweisheiten ober- und unterhalb der Gürtellinie
 
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Laurie Notaro American writer
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English (111)
German (31)
Italian (6)
Polish (5)
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