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
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Cathy Guisewite
Title variation
50 things that aren't my fault
Title variation remainder
essays from the grown-up years
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Language
eng
Summary
"From the creator of the iconic 'Cathy' comic strip comes her first collection of funny, wise, poignant, and incredibly honest essays about being a woman in what she lovingly calls 'the panini generation.' As the creator of 'Cathy' Cathy Guisewite found her way into the hearts of readers more than forty years ago and has been there ever since. Her hilarious and deeply relatable look at the challenges of womanhood in a changing world became a cultural touchstone for women everywhere. Now Guisewite returns with her signature wit and warmth in this debut essay collection about another time of big transition, when everything starts changing and disappearing without permission: aging parents, aging children, aging self stuck in the middle. With her uniquely wry and funny admissions and insights, Guisewite unearths the humor and horror of everything from the mundane (trying to introduce her parents to TiVo and facing four decades' worth of unorganized photos) to the profound (finding a purpose post-retirement, helping parents downsize their lives, and declaring freedom from all those things that hold us back). No longer confined to the limits of four comic panels, Guisewite holds out her hand in prose form and becomes a reassuring companion for those on the threshold of 'what happens next.' Heartfelt and humane and always cathartic, Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault is ideal reading for mothers, daughters, and anyone who is caught somewhere in between."--Dust jacket
Summary
The award-winning creator of the iconic Cathy comic strip presents an illustrated first collection of whimsical, wise and honest essays about being a woman in what she lovingly terms, "the panini generation."
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10765945
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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
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  • Guisewite, Cathy
  • Families
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  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Families
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adult
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essays from the grown-up years
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Fifty things that aren't my fault : essays from the grown-up years, Cathy Guisewite
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Contents
Fifty things that aren't my fault -- Why there's a lifeless body in dressing room number two -- Driving lessons -- In loving memory of the legs l used to hate -- The attack mom -- The day I outgrew all my shoes -- I would wash my hands of this if only I could -- Caregiver standoff at the ice cream parlor -- Cords -- At least I didn't eat a donut -- The build-a-boob workshop -- Infidelity -- Nobody wants to hear about your nice clean closet -- No comment -- Helicopter daughter -- Diary of a bubble wrap scrap -- I'm flunking retirement -- This is your brain on sweet potato chips -- Don't tell a woman to just wear jeans -- The organizer -- Love stories -- The day I washed my face with bath soap -- It took a village -- The itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny torture chamber -- The day I divorced my purse -- Stop trying to upgrade your mother -- Ode to eyeliner -- What kind of friend has no Wi-Fi in the powder room? -- In defense of my 2,000th trip to the mall -- My meaningless midlife six-minute fling -- Four kindergarten moms and a bottle of Pinot Grigio -- Joyfully preparing for the celebration of death -- Left at the altar -- Seduction 101 -- The last champions of photo album guilt -- Prince Charming -- Unexpired love -- Ate o'clock -- Mother's Day text message -- Novocaine in the waiting room -- Cool whipped -- Never, ever do what I say -- Love is in the air -- Barbie mom -- Meditations on a sweat sock -- Mother's soup -- Superman versus the meatloaf -- My cup would runneth over except it was full of M&M's and now they're all gone
Control code
on1031050516
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
(OCoLC)1031050516
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
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fifty things that aren't my fault -- Why there's a lifeless body in dressing room number two -- Driving lessons -- In loving memory of the legs l used to hate -- The attack mom -- The day I outgrew all my shoes -- I would wash my hands of this if only I could -- Caregiver standoff at the ice cream parlor -- Cords -- At least I didn't eat a donut -- The build-a-boob workshop -- Infidelity -- Nobody wants to hear about your nice clean closet -- No comment -- Helicopter daughter -- Diary of a bubble wrap scrap -- I'm flunking retirement -- This is your brain on sweet potato chips -- Don't tell a woman to just wear jeans -- The organizer -- Love stories -- The day I washed my face with bath soap -- It took a village -- The itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny torture chamber -- The day I divorced my purse -- Stop trying to upgrade your mother -- Ode to eyeliner -- What kind of friend has no Wi-Fi in the powder room? -- In defense of my 2,000th trip to the mall -- My meaningless midlife six-minute fling -- Four kindergarten moms and a bottle of Pinot Grigio -- Joyfully preparing for the celebration of death -- Left at the altar -- Seduction 101 -- The last champions of photo album guilt -- Prince Charming -- Unexpired love -- Ate o'clock -- Mother's Day text message -- Novocaine in the waiting room -- Cool whipped -- Never, ever do what I say -- Love is in the air -- Barbie mom -- Meditations on a sweat sock -- Mother's soup -- Superman versus the meatloaf -- My cup would runneth over except it was full of M&M's and now they're all gone
Control code
on1031050516
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
(OCoLC)1031050516

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