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Family and Other Catastrophes

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Family and Other Catastrophes
Title
Family and Other Catastrophes
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Summary
A delightfully quirky debut about family bonds and the chaos that ensues when nature and lack of nurture collide.Emily Glass knows she’s neurotic. But she’s got it under control. Sort of. She dons compression socks when she flies (because, you know, deep vein thrombosis) and responds to people routinely overestimating her age with more Lifespin classes and less gluten. Thankfully, she also has David, the wonderful man she’ll soon call husband—assuming they can survive wedding week with her wildly dysfunctional family.Emily’s therapist mother, Marla, who’s been diagnosing her children since they were in diapers, sees their homecoming as the perfect opportunity for long-overdue family therapy sessions. Less enthused are Emily and her two siblings: ardently feminist older sister Lauren, who doesn’t think the wedding party should have defined gender roles, and recently divorced brother Jason, whose overzealous return to singlehood is only tempered by his puzzling friendship with David’s Renaissance Faire—enthusiast brother.As the week comes to a tumultuous head, Emily wants nothing more than to get married and get as far away from her crazy relatives as possible. But that’s easier said than done when Marla’s meddling breathes new life into old secrets. After all, the ties that bind family together may bend, but they aren’t so easily broken.Laugh-out-loud funny and endearingly raw, Family and Other Catastrophes is as entertaining as your favorite sitcom and introduces Alexandra Borowitz as an outstanding new voice in humorous fiction
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Borowitz, Alexandra
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FICTION/Humorous/General, FICTION/Family Life, FICTION/Satire
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Family and Other Catastrophes
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Publication
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BAKER_TAYLOR:0021147158
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781488020339
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Family and Other Catastrophes
Publication
Control code
BAKER_TAYLOR:0021147158
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781488020339
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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