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By Sloane Crosley

ISBN-10: 1594485194

ISBN-13: 9781594485190

ISBN-10: 1594487596

ISBN-13: 9781594487590

From the writer of the sensational bestseller I used to be instructed There'd Be Cake comes a brand new ebook of non-public essays brimming with the entire allure and wit that experience earned Sloane Crosley frequent acclaim, award nominations, and an ever-growing cadre of unswerving fanatics. In Cake readers have been brought to the foibles of Crosley's lifestyles in long island City-always teetering among the glamour of long island events, the indignity of entry-level paintings, and the particular pleasure of suburban nostalgia-and to a literary voice that combined Dorothy Parker with David Sedaris and have become anything all its personal.

Crosley nonetheless lives and works in ny urban, yet she's not the newcomer for whom a visit past the higher West aspect is a huge experience. she will be able to close up her sensibility and takes us along with her to Paris, to Portugal (having picked it by way of spinning a globe and placing down her finger, and at last falling in with a gaggle of Portuguese clowns), or even to Alaska, the place the "bear bells" on her fellow bridesmaids' ponytails appeared foolish till a grizzly cub dramatically intrudes. in the meantime, again in manhattan, the place new residences beckon and taxi rides move awry, her experience of town has develop into extra layered, her relationships with family and friends extra complex.

As regularly, Crosley's voice is fueled by way of the best witticism, buoyant optimism, aptitude for drama, and straightforward allure within the face of adlescent pain or strength drudgery. yet in How Did You Get This Number it has additionally develop into more and more subtle, faster and sharper to the purpose, extra complicated and lasting within the feelings it explores. And but, Crosley continues to be the unfailingly hilarious younger Everywoman, healthily built with intelligence and poise to fend off any power mundanity in maturity.

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