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The Resource The art of not having it all : true stories of men, sex, and other disasters, Melissa Kite

The art of not having it all : true stories of men, sex, and other disasters, Melissa Kite

Label
The art of not having it all : true stories of men, sex, and other disasters
Title
The art of not having it all
Title remainder
true stories of men, sex, and other disasters
Statement of responsibility
Melissa Kite
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Does a great weekend for you mean scrubbing all the grouting in your bathroom with a toothbrush? Do you fantasize about the handyman who in three days brought you more happiness than your useless ex-boyfriend did in three years? Do you write to-do lists that need paginating, and include items such as "re-mortgage house, get pregnant, climb Kilimanjaro"? Welcome to Melissa Kite's life and her hilarious, no-holds-barred memoir about the adventures of not having it all as a single lady in your prime. When Melissa first started writing a column in the Spectator magazine, she had no idea there was anyone else out there remotely like her. Nearly every other woman she knew seemed to be heroically juggling work and family life. By contrast, Melissa felt as though, in the fluttering mass of yellow Post-it notes on her fridge there was one that read, "Don't forget to get married and have kids," which had got covered in shopping lists, dry-cleaner receipts and trash collection schedules. If not having it all (the white picket fence, the kid, the job, the Mr. Right who helps you free your chubby angelfish who has wedged himself into a plastic log) means having just enough for you, then get ready to fall in love with your new best friend.."--
Member of
Summary
"In this hilarious, poignant memoir, Melissa details her adventures in not having it all, from her epic struggle to free a chubby angelfish which wedged itself in a plastic log, to her escape from a French holiday with her boyfriend gone terribly wrong."--
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Writing style
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10395431
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DLC
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Kite, Melissa
Dewey number
828/.9202
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Kite, Melissa
  • Single women
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Target audience
adult
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true stories of men, sex, and other disasters
Label
The art of not having it all : true stories of men, sex, and other disasters, Melissa Kite
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Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain under the title Real Life by Constable Robinson."
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
ocn890107213
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781250055149
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014032366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)890107213
Label
The art of not having it all : true stories of men, sex, and other disasters, Melissa Kite
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain under the title Real Life by Constable Robinson."
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
ocn890107213
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781250055149
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014032366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)890107213

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