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The Resource No one tells you this : a memoir, Glynnis MacNicol

No one tells you this : a memoir, Glynnis MacNicol

Label
No one tells you this : a memoir
Title
No one tells you this
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Glynnis MacNicol
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
If the story doesn't end with marriage or a child, what then? This question plagued Glynnis MacNicol on the eve of her 40th birthday. Despite a successful career as a writer, and an exciting life in New York City, Glynnis was constantly reminded she had neither of the things the world expected of a woman her age: a partner or a baby. She knew she was supposed to feel bad about this. After all, single women and those without children are often seen as objects of pity, relegated to the sidelines, or indulgent spoiled creatures who think only of themselves. Glynnis refused to be cast into either of those roles and yet the question remained: What now? There was no good blueprint for how to be a woman alone in the world. She concluded it was time to create one. Over the course of her fortieth year, which this memoir chronicles, Glynnis embarks on a revealing journey of self-discovery that continually contradicts everything she'd been led to expect. Through the trials of family illness and turmoil, and the thrills of far-flung travel and adventures with men, young and old (and sometimes wearing cowboy hats), she is forced to wrestle with her biggest hopes and fears about love, death, sex, friendship, and loneliness. In doing so, she discovers that holding the power to determine her own fate requires a resilience and courage that no one talks about, and is more rewarding than anyone imagines. Intimate and timely, No One Tells You This is a fearless reckoning with modern womanhood and an exhilarating adventure that will resonate with anyone determined to live by their own rules
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
No one tells you this : a memoir, Glynnis MacNicol
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue - Numerology -- The forecast -- Husband material -- Messages from invisible sources -- Woman of a certain age -- Women never really faint -- The jet set -- Choose your own rom-com -- The grown-up -- Having it all -- The showdown -- On the road -- Be careful what you wish for -- The family you make -- The long goodbye begins -- Don't forsake those duties which keep you out of the nuthouse -- Men of a certain age -- What remains -- The other woman -- Women are well-acquainted with thirst -- We are not on the run -- The equality state -- Balls said the queen -- Epilogue - There are no happy endings, only good editing
Control code
sky2ocm91925224
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781501163135
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2018000331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
No one tells you this : a memoir, Glynnis MacNicol
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue - Numerology -- The forecast -- Husband material -- Messages from invisible sources -- Woman of a certain age -- Women never really faint -- The jet set -- Choose your own rom-com -- The grown-up -- Having it all -- The showdown -- On the road -- Be careful what you wish for -- The family you make -- The long goodbye begins -- Don't forsake those duties which keep you out of the nuthouse -- Men of a certain age -- What remains -- The other woman -- Women are well-acquainted with thirst -- We are not on the run -- The equality state -- Balls said the queen -- Epilogue - There are no happy endings, only good editing
Control code
sky2ocm91925224
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781501163135
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2018000331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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