This is Really Happening

Author(s): Erin Chack
Original Publish Date: Apr 25, 2017
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Product Number: Z100120768
Released: Apr 25, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781524774820
Narrator/s: Erin Chack
Publisher: Listening Library
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A Seventeen Magazine Best Book of the Year! BuzzFeed senior writer Erin Chack hits you in the guts, the feels, and the funny bone all at once with this collection of personal essays that reads like Sloane Crosley for the Snapchat generation. In turns hysterically funny and heartbreakingly poignant, Erin recounts everything from meeting her soulmate at age 14 to her first chemotherapy session at age 19 to what really goes on behind the scenes at a major Internet media company. She authentically captures the agony and the ecstasy of the millennial experience, whether it's her first kiss ("Sean's tongue! In my mouth! Slippery and wet like a slug in the rain.") or her struggles with anxiety ("When people throw caution to the wind, I am stuck imagining the poor soul who has to break his back sweeping caution into a dustpan"). Yet Erin also offers a fresh perspective on universal themes of resilience and love as she writes about surviving cancer-including learning of her mother's own cancer diagnosis within the same year and her attempts to hide the diagnosis from friends to avoid "un-normaling" everything. Honest, hilarious, and totally unfiltered, this sharply observed memoir introduces Erin Chack as a strikingly original new voice.

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Author(s): Erin Chack
Product Number EB00684517
Released: Apr 25, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Razorbill
ISBN: #9780448493602

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