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A complete encyclopedia of different types of people

Author: Gabe Foreman
Publisher: Toronto : Coach House Books, 2011. ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
People who rely on stereotypes are often vilified. But really, is there a better way to classify people? There are some taxonimical difficulties, though. Exactly how many types of people are there? What behaviours are characteristic of each particular group? How do you know if you’ve spotted an armchair psychologist or a kleptomaniac? Gabe Foreman's A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People is not your  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foreman, Gabe, 1978-
Complete encyclopedia of different types of people.
Toronto : Coach House Books, c2011
(DLC) 2010671089
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabe Foreman
ISBN: 9781770562844 1770562842 9781770562851 1770562850
OCLC Number: 785782129
Notes: Poems.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Accidents-Adulterers; Amateurs; Ambulance Chasers; Androids; Animal Lovers-Ankle-biters; Armchair Psychologists; Backyard Astronomers; Bad Apples; Bargain Hunters-Blind Dates; Queue Jumpers; Bookies; Boy Scouts; Bridesmaids-Buns in the Oven; Chiropractors in the Off-Hours; Chosen Ones; Collage Dropouts; Colonels of Truth; Control Freaks; Couch Potatoes; Day Traders; Defectors from the Freudian camp-Detectives; Dish Bitches; Doodlers; Doormats; Employers; Empty Nesters; Entomologists; Eulogists; Expatriates-Extra Mouths to Feed; Fall Guys; Frequent Flyers; Ghouls; Grown-ups; History Buffs House-SittersIdentical Twins; Innocent Bystanders; Jurors; Kleptomaniacs; Late Bloomers; Lexicographers; Little Bundles of Joy; The Lovesick; Matchmakers-Millionaires; Missing Persons; Narrators-Night Staff at the Haiku Infirmary; Old Flames; One-Night Stands; Only Children; Optimists; Optometrists; Oracles-Orderlies; Organ Donors; Ornithologists-Paper Boys; Park Statues; Penny-Pinchers-Perverts; Petty Officers-Piano Tuners; Players; Ploughmen-Saints; Shoulders to Cry on; Sitting Ducks; Snoops-Social Butterflies; Stepmothers; Steven; Sticks in the Mud --
Stockbrokers; Suspects; Sweethearts Test PilotsTough Cookies; Transplant Survivors; Underdogs; Werewolves --
Winners; Woolgatherers; Woolgatherers --
Xenophobes; Zombies --
Zygotes; APPENDIX; Last Words; A Note on the Text; Acknowledgements; About the Author
Responsibility: Gabe Foreman.
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Turns a series of sociological case studies into a functional encyclopedia that doubles as an achingly funny poetry collection.  Read more...


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'Foreman quite evidently had a lot of fun writing these poems, and readers will reap the benefits of his pleasure-driven efforts.' -- Huffington Post 'A Complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of Read more...

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