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Approval junkie : adventures in caring too much, Faith Salie

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Approval junkie : adventures in caring too much
Title
Approval junkie
Title remainder
adventures in caring too much
Statement of responsibility
Faith Salie
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Author
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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"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 791.4302/8092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.S265
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Approval junkie : adventures in caring too much, Faith Salie
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Approval junkie : adventures in caring too much, Faith Salie
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn918282225
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 256 pages
Isbn
9780553419931
Lccn
2015036040
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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