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The Resource Look alive out there : essays, Sloane Crosley

Look alive out there : essays, Sloane Crosley

Label
Look alive out there : essays
Title
Look alive out there
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Sloane Crosley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The characteristic heart and punch-packing observations are back, but with a newfound coat of maturity. A thin coat. More of a blazer, really. 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 squinting 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. Look Alive Out There arrives on the tenth anniversary of I Was Told There'd be Cake, and Crosley's essays have managed to grow simultaneously more sophisticated and even funnier. And yet she's still very much herself, and it's great to have her back--and not a moment too soon (or late, for that matter)
  • Crosley has always seen her life as a series of relatable but madcap misadventures. Now her subjects are becoming more serious, her essays deliver not just laughs but lasting emotional heft and insight
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
814/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.R673
LC item number
A6 2018
Literary form
essays
Target audience
adult
Label
Look alive out there : essays, Sloane Crosley
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Right aid
  • Relative stranger
  • Brace yourself
  • Immediate family
  • Cinema of the confined
  • Wolf
  • Our hour is up
  • Doctor is a woman
  • Wheels up
  • Outside voices
  • Dog named Humphrey
  • You someday lucky
  • If you take the canoe out
  • Chupacabra
  • Up the down volcano
  • Grape man
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780374279844
Lccn
2017038323
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)988048540
  • 1721887
  • (OCoLC)ocn988048540
  • 1721887
Label
Look alive out there : essays, Sloane Crosley
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Right aid
  • Relative stranger
  • Brace yourself
  • Immediate family
  • Cinema of the confined
  • Wolf
  • Our hour is up
  • Doctor is a woman
  • Wheels up
  • Outside voices
  • Dog named Humphrey
  • You someday lucky
  • If you take the canoe out
  • Chupacabra
  • Up the down volcano
  • Grape man
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780374279844
Lccn
2017038323
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)988048540
  • 1721887
  • (OCoLC)ocn988048540
  • 1721887

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