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Disaster Preparedness

A Memoir

Heather Havrilesky - Author

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ISBN 9781101446065 | 256 pages | 30 Dec 2010 | Riverhead | 18 - AND UP
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A memoir from a writer who's "smart, hilarious, unique-just terrific" (Anne Lamott).

A thoughtful, funny memoir about surviving the real and imagined perils of childhood and early adulthood, Disaster Preparedness charts how the most humiliating and painful moments in Havrilesky's past forced her to develop a wide range of defense mechanisms, some adaptive, some piteously ill-suited to modern life. By turns offbeat, sophisticated, uproarious and wise, Disaster Preparedness is a road map to the personal disasters we all face from an irresistible voice that gets straight to the unexpected grace at the heart of every calamity.




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