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Look alive out there : essays

Author: Sloane Crosley
Publisher: New York, NY : Picador, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : English : First Picador editionView all editions and formats
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"Fans of I Was Told There'd Be Cake and How Did You Get This Number know Sloane Crosley's life as a series of relatable but madcap misadventures. In Look Alive Out There, whether it's scaling active volcanoes, crashing shivas, playing herself on Gossip Girl, befriending swingers, or staring down the barrel of the fertility gun, Crosley continues to rise to the occasion with unmatchable nerve and electric one-liners.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sloane Crosley
ISBN: 1250310415 9781250310415
OCLC Number: 1031909668
Description: 240 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Wheels up --
Outside voices --
A dog named Humphrey --
You someday lucky --
If you take the canoe out --
The chupacabra --
Up the down volcano --
The grape man --
Right aid --
Relative stranger --
Brace yourself --
Immediate family --
Cinema of the confined --
Wolf --
Our hour is up --
The doctor is a woman.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Sloane Crosley.

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"Fans of I Was Told There'd Be Cake and How Did You Get This Number know Sloane Crosley's life as a series of relatable but madcap misadventures. In Look Alive Out There, whether it's scaling active volcanoes, crashing shivas, playing herself on Gossip Girl, befriending swingers, or staring down the barrel of the fertility gun, Crosley continues to rise to the occasion with unmatchable nerve and electric one-liners. And as her subjects become more serious, her essays deliver not just laughs but lasting emotional heft and insight. Crosley has taken up the gauntlets thrown by her predecessors--Dorothy Parker, Nora Ephron, David Sedaris--and crafted something rare, affecting, and true." -- Back cover.

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