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The Resource The actual one : how I tried, and failed, to avoid adulthood forever, Isy Suttie

The actual one : how I tried, and failed, to avoid adulthood forever, Isy Suttie

Label
The actual one : how I tried, and failed, to avoid adulthood forever
Title
The actual one
Title remainder
how I tried, and failed, to avoid adulthood forever
Statement of responsibility
Isy Suttie
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A hilarious, razor-sharp debut memoir about the moment when you realize that your friends have all grown up and left you behind, for readers of Caitlin Moran's How To Be A Woman, Jenny Lawson's Let's Pretend This Never Happened, and Kelly Williams Brown's Adulting. Isy Suttie wakes up one day in her late twenties to discover that the deal she'd struck with her friends, to put off growing up for as long as possible, had been entirely in her head. Everyone around her is suddenly into mortgages, farmers' markets, and going off the Pill, rather than running naked into the sea or getting hammered in a country pub with eighty-year-old men. After a particularly crushing breakup precipitated by Isy's gifting of a human-size papier-mâché penguin to her boyfriend, her dearest friend advises Isy not to worry: the next guy she meets will be The Actual One. Heartened by this promise, Isy decides to keep delaying the onset of adulthood, whether that means standing on the side of a highway in nothing but an old fur coat and sneakers, dating a man who speaks only in rhyme, or conquering her fears of Alpine skiing by wildly overestimating her athletic ability. Insightful and laugh-out-loud funny, The Actual One is an ode to the confusing wilderness of your late twenties, alongside a quest for a genuinely good relationship . . . or at the very least, a good story to tell,"--Amazon.com
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Suttie, Isy
Dewey number
  • 791.4302/8092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suttie, Isy
  • Actors
  • Comedians
  • Authors, English
  • Adulthood
Label
The actual one : how I tried, and failed, to avoid adulthood forever, Isy Suttie
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2016 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn949870340
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780062571977
Lccn
2016032314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)949870340
Label
The actual one : how I tried, and failed, to avoid adulthood forever, Isy Suttie
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2016 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn949870340
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780062571977
Lccn
2016032314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)949870340

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