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The Resource Fifty things that aren't my fault : essays from the grown-up years, Cathy Guisewite

Fifty things that aren't my fault : essays from the grown-up years, Cathy Guisewite

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Fifty things that aren't my fault : essays from the grown-up years
Title
Fifty things that aren't my fault
Title remainder
essays from the grown-up years
Statement of responsibility
Cathy Guisewite
Title variation
50 things that aren't my fault
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the iconic creator of the "Cathy" comic strip comes a collection of funny, warm, and wise essays in the style of Nora Ephron and Erma Bombeck, centered around the particular challenge of caring for aging parents and growing children, all while trying not to lose oneself in the process. As the creator of the "Cathy" comic strip, Cathy Guisewite found her way into the hearts of readers over 40 years ago, and has been there ever since. Her deeply funny and relatable look at the life of a frazzled career woman became a cultural touchstone for women everywhere, and now, in her debut essay collection, Guisewite returns with her signature self-deprecating wit and warmth, this time taking a look at her own life. The autobiographical essays that make up Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault offer a disarming, hilarious, and wise look at the lives of "the sandwich generation," which Guisewite calls "the panini generation." In this collection, Guisewite turns her uniquely wry and funny gaze to her own day-to-day life, with topics ranging from the mundane--teaching her parents to use TiVo, organizing four decades of photos, attempting to meditate--to the more profound--her struggle to find a purpose post-retirement, helping her parents downsize their lives, and her personal definitions of feminism. Humorous, warm, and poignant, Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault is ideal reading for mothers, daughters, and everyone who is caught somewhere in between, and on the threshold of "What Happens Next.""--
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Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
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Guisewite, Cathy
Dewey number
818/.602
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6231.F3
LC item number
G85 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Guisewite, Cathy
  • Families
  • Cartoonists
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Fifty things that aren't my fault : essays from the grown-up years, Cathy Guisewite
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Copyright
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9780735218420
Lccn
2018005868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1031050516
  • (OCoLC)1031050516
  • 996631
Label
Fifty things that aren't my fault : essays from the grown-up years, Cathy Guisewite
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9780735218420
Lccn
2018005868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1031050516
  • (OCoLC)1031050516
  • 996631

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