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A field guide to awkward silences, Alexandra Petri

Label
A field guide to awkward silences
Title
A field guide to awkward silences
Statement of responsibility
Alexandra Petri
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Language
eng
Summary
"Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri turns her satirical eye on her own life in this hilarious new memoir... Most twentysomethings spend a lot of time avoiding awkwardness. Not Alexandra Petri. Afraid of rejection? Alexandra Petri has auditioned for America's Next Top Model. Afraid of looking like an idiot? Alexandra Petri lost Jeopardy! by answering "Who is that dude?" on national TV. Afraid of bad jokes? Alexandra Petri won an international pun championship. Petri has been a debutante, reenacted the Civil War, and fended off suitors at a Star Wars convention while wearing a Jabba the Hutt suit. One time, she let some cult members she met on the street baptize her, just to be polite. She's a connoisseur of the kind of awkwardness that most people spend whole lifetimes trying to avoid. If John Hodgman and Amy Sedaris had a baby ... they would never let Petri babysit it. But Petri is here to tell you: Everything you fear is not so bad. Trust her. She's tried it. And in the course of her misadventures, she's learned that there are worse things out there than awkwardness-and that interesting things start to happen when you stop caring what people think. "--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
A field guide to awkward silences, Alexandra Petri
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2006125
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Publication
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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
Control code
sky2ocm74997826
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9780698155527
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
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Label
A field guide to awkward silences, Alexandra Petri
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2006125
Publication
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
Control code
sky2ocm74997826
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698155527
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8a5d8f05-34ad-4e74-b34f-496324cf5191
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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