The Resource Hungry heart : adventures in life, love, and writing, Jennifer Weiner, (electronic resource)

Hungry heart : adventures in life, love, and writing, Jennifer Weiner, (electronic resource)

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Hungry heart : adventures in life, love, and writing
Title
Hungry heart
Title remainder
adventures in life, love, and writing
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Weiner
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"You fall down. You get hurt. You get up again. You know Jennifer Weiner as many things: a bestselling author, a Twitter phenomenon, and "an unlikely feminist enforcer" (The New Yorker). She's also a mom, a daughter, and a sister; a former rower and current runner; a best friend and a reality TV junkie. Here, in her first foray into nonfiction, she takes the raw stuff of her personal life and spins it into a collection of essays on womanhood as uproariously funny and moving as the best of Tina Fey, Fran Lebowitz, and Nora Ephron. Jennifer grew up as an outsider in her picturesque Connecticut hometown ("a Lane Bryant outtake in an Abercrombie & Fitch photo shoot") and at her Ivy League college, but finally found her people in newsrooms in central Pennsylvania and Philadelphia and her voice as a novelist, activist, and New York Times columnist. No subject is off-limits in this intimate and honest essay collection: sex, weight, envy, money, her mom's late-in-life lesbianism, and her estranged father's death. From lonely adolescence to modern childbirth to hearing her six-year-old daughter's use of the f-word--fat;--for the first time, Jennifer dives deep into the heart of female experience, with the wit and candor that have endeared her to readers all over the world. By turns hilarious and deeply touching, Hungry Heart is about yearning and longing, love and loss, and a woman who searched for her place in the world--and found it as a storyteller"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weiner, Jennifer
Dewey number
  • 818/.603
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.E3935
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Weiner, Jennifer
  • Authors, American
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HUMOR
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
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Hungry heart : adventures in life, love, and writing, Jennifer Weiner, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476723440
Lccn
2016029880
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f89b8af9-367b-44b5-9a3d-acba3a1f1355
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)952470753
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Hungry heart : adventures in life, love, and writing, Jennifer Weiner, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476723440
Lccn
2016029880
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f89b8af9-367b-44b5-9a3d-acba3a1f1355
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)952470753

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