I see you made an effort: compliments, indignities, and survival stories from the edge of 50

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display_description“Annabelle Gurwitch is the child prodigy of the literature on aging. The only downside of this book is that it is bound to deepen your laugh lines.”—Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed
 
Actor and humorist Annabelle Gurwitch returns with a wickedly funny book of essays about the indignities faced by femmes d’un certain âge. Whether she is falling in lust at the Genius Bar, coping with her best friend’s assisted suicide, or navigating the extensive—and treacherously expensive—anti-aging offerings at the beauty counter, Gurwitch confronts middle age with candor, wit, and a healthy dose of self-deprecation. Scorchingly honest, surreally and riotously funny, I See You Made an Effort is the ultimate coming-of-middle-age story and according to Bill Maher, "it should be required reading for anyone between the ages of 40 and death. Scratch that—even after death, it's a must read."
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subject_facetAging -- Humor
Essays
Middle age -- Humor
Middle-aged women -- Humor
title_displayI see you made an effort : compliments, indignities, and survival stories from the edge of 50
title_fullI See You Made an Effort Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50
I see you made an effort : compliments, indignities, and survival stories from the edge of 50 / Annabelle Gurwitch
title_shortI see you made an effort
title_subcompliments, indignities, and survival stories from the edge of 50
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Biography & Autobiography
Essays
Humor (Nonfiction)
Middle age
Middle-aged women
Nonfiction