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What if this were enough? : essays

Author: Heather Havrilesky
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Anchor books editionView all editions and formats
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"Through her incisive and witty inquiries, Havrilesky urges us to reject the pursuit of a shiny, shallow future that will never come. From the allure of materialism to our misunderstandings of romance and success, Havrilesky deconstructs some of the most poisonous and misleading messages we ingest today, all the while suggesting new ways to navigate our increasingly bewildering world."--Page 4 of cover
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Essays
Biography
Named Person: Heather Havrilesky; Heather Havrilesky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Havrilesky
ISBN: 0525434968 9780525434962
OCLC Number: 1090756750
Description: xvi, 220 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The smile factory --
The happiest place on earth --
To infinity and beyond --
Playing house --
Delusion at the gastropub --
Adults only --
Stuffed --
Running on empty --
Lost treasure --
The land of heroic villains --
The popularity contest --
Tag and release --
Haunted --
Bravado --
Survival fantasies --
True romance --
A scourge of gurus --
My mother's house --
The miracle of the mundane.
Responsibility: Heather Havrilesky.

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"Through her incisive and witty inquiries, Havrilesky urges us to reject the pursuit of a shiny, shallow future that will never come. From the allure of materialism to our misunderstandings of romance and success, Havrilesky deconstructs some of the most poisonous and misleading messages we ingest today, all the while suggesting new ways to navigate our increasingly bewildering world."--Page 4 of cover

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