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The Resource Approval junkie : adventures in caring too much, Faith Salie

Approval junkie : adventures in caring too much, Faith Salie

Label
Approval junkie : adventures in caring too much
Title
Approval junkie
Title remainder
adventures in caring too much
Statement of responsibility
Faith Salie
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this hilarious collection of essays, comedian Faith Salie reflects on the absurd hoops she's jumped through in order to win approval. From running in place in a darkened shower in Africa at 4 am to lose weight, to agreeing to an exorcism at the behest of her crazy ex-husband, to eating pig organs with Harrison Ford's son after her producers told her it would 'make good TV', Salie has done it all in the hopes of achieving positive reinforcement from colleagues, friends, and her aforementioned ex (or as she calls him, 'was-band'). With thoughtfulness and sarcasm, Salie reflects on why it is she tries so hard to please others, highlighting a phenomenon that many people-- especially women-- experience at home and in the work place. Equal parts laugh-out loud funny and poignant, Approval Junkie is a humorous exploration into why it is that we so desperately try to please others at the expense of our own happiness"--
Summary
With thoughtful irreverence, Salie reflects on why she tries so hard to please others, and herself, highlighting a phenomenon that many people-especially women-experience at home and in the workplace
Tone
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10481671
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
791.4302/8092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
adventures in caring too much
Label
Approval junkie : adventures in caring too much, Faith Salie
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FADEF794-8991-4C1D-A7AD-FD34A7126E21
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Faith accompli -- No bangs for the bucks -- Howler monkey -- Miss Aphrodite -- Extra vanilla -- I sing the body dysmorphic -- The best hand job ever -- The exorcism -- Face for radio -- Shrink rapt -- My summer fling with Bill O'Reilly (or, My fair and unbalanced lady) -- What I wore to my divorce -- JSAP -- The final truffle -- Ovary achiever : an approval junkie;s guide to fertility -- Wait, wait ... don't tell me about Batman's nipples -- Buy buy Hellmouth -- On the fringe : a cautionary tale -- Book marked -- My husband's dog is not my kids' brother -- Breastfeeding sucks -- A stamp of approval for my daughter
Control code
ocn947042361
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553419948
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FADEF794-8991-4C1D-A7AD-FD34A7126E21
System control number
(OCoLC)947042361
Label
Approval junkie : adventures in caring too much, Faith Salie
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FADEF794-8991-4C1D-A7AD-FD34A7126E21
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Faith accompli -- No bangs for the bucks -- Howler monkey -- Miss Aphrodite -- Extra vanilla -- I sing the body dysmorphic -- The best hand job ever -- The exorcism -- Face for radio -- Shrink rapt -- My summer fling with Bill O'Reilly (or, My fair and unbalanced lady) -- What I wore to my divorce -- JSAP -- The final truffle -- Ovary achiever : an approval junkie;s guide to fertility -- Wait, wait ... don't tell me about Batman's nipples -- Buy buy Hellmouth -- On the fringe : a cautionary tale -- Book marked -- My husband's dog is not my kids' brother -- Breastfeeding sucks -- A stamp of approval for my daughter
Control code
ocn947042361
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553419948
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FADEF794-8991-4C1D-A7AD-FD34A7126E21
System control number
(OCoLC)947042361

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