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You're leaving when? : adventures in downward mobility / Annabelle Gurwitch.

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  • 2 of 4 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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8 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Marianna Black Library 306.874 G (Text) 39493109003857 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781640094475
  • ISBN: 1640094474
  • Physical Description: 213 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, 2021.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: I thought there'd be coasting -- Homeward bound -- Stuffed -- Silver nesting -- Red flags -- The ____ that changes everything -- If you lived with me you'd be home by now -- Spirited away -- They got the alias that we've been living under -- Lubepocalypse now! -- Dear girlfriends -- You're doing all the right things, everything is going to work out -- Free to be... they and them -- You're leaving when? -- In a muted zoom no one can hear you scream.
Summary, etc.:
"With signature "sharp wit" (NPR), Annabelle Gurwitch gives irreverent and empathetic voice to a generation hurtling into their next chapter with no safety net and proving that our no-frills new normal doesn't mean a deficit of humor. In these essays, Gurwitch embraces homesharing, welcoming a housing-insecure young couple and a bunny rabbit into her home. The mother of a college student in recovery who sheds the gender binary, she relearns to parent, one pronoun at a time. She wades into the dating pool with a reupholstered vagina and flunks the magic of tidying up. You're Leaving When? is for anybody who thought they had a semblance of security but wound up with a fragile economy and a blankie. "What do we do when we've already reinvented in midlife?" Gurwitch offers stories of resilience, adaptability, low-rent redemption, and the kindness of strangers. Even in a Zoom"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Middle-aged mothers > Humor.
Mothers and daughters > Humor.
Downward mobility (Social sciences) > Humor.

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