The Resource Half empty, David Rakoff

Half empty, David Rakoff

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David Rakoff
Title variation
1/2 empty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The witty David Rakoff defends the notion that you should always assume the worst, because you'll never be disappointed
Summary
Presents a whimsical defense of pessimism that intersperses accounts of the author's own experiences with wry observations on universal absurdities and injustices
Tone
Writing style
Award
Thurber Prize for American Humor, 2011.
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356957
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Rakoff, David
Dewey number
814/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
aPN6165
LC item number
.R35 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Pessimism
  • American wit and humor
Target audience
adult
Label
Half empty, David Rakoff
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Publication
Note
Copyright date 2010
Contents
The bleak shall inherit -- Shrimp -- Isn't it romantic? -- The satisfying crunch of dreams underfoot -- Dark meat -- On juicy -- A capacity for wonder -- I feel dirty -- All the time we have -- Another shoe
Control code
ocn699763763
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books edition
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780767929059
System control number
(OCoLC)699763763
Label
Half empty, David Rakoff
Publication
Note
Copyright date 2010
Contents
The bleak shall inherit -- Shrimp -- Isn't it romantic? -- The satisfying crunch of dreams underfoot -- Dark meat -- On juicy -- A capacity for wonder -- I feel dirty -- All the time we have -- Another shoe
Control code
ocn699763763
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books edition
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780767929059
System control number
(OCoLC)699763763

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