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A Field Guide to Awkward Silences - Alexandra Petri
A Field Guide to Awkward Silences
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Washington Postcolumnist Alexandra Petri turns her satirical eye on her own life in this hilarious new memoir...Most twentysomethings spend a lot of time avoiding awkwardness.Not Alexandra Petri.Afraid of rejection? Alexandra Petri has auditioned for America’s Next Top Model. Afraid of looking... show more
Washington Postcolumnist Alexandra Petri turns her satirical eye on her own life in this hilarious new memoir...Most twentysomethings spend a lot of time avoiding awkwardness.Not Alexandra Petri.Afraid of rejection? Alexandra Petri has auditioned for America’s Next Top Model. Afraid of looking like an idiot? Alexandra Petri lost Jeopardy! by answering “Who is that dude?” o
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780451469601 (0451469607)
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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cindyjameson
cindyjameson rated it
3.0 A Field Guide to Awkward Silences
This book is a memoir of Alexandra’s experiences from childhood through her college years. Within the confines of this compilation there are short scenarios, essays, and drawn- out narratives. All are written with Petri’s distinctive brand of humor, which can also be seen in her column that she writ...
teaandbooks
teaandbooks rated it
1.0 ...But I still need help with awkward silences...
Based on the title of the book, I thought I might possibly get some real world advice for how to deal with social situations that I just don't like dealing with. The blurbs had me hooked. Yes, I have difficulty dealing with rejections, often don't know what to say in social situations, hate networki...
Cherie Reads
Cherie Reads rated it
4.0 Review: A Field Guide to Awkward Silences by Alexandra Petri
I don’t read a whole lot of non-fiction, and I especially don’t read a lot of short stories or essays. I usually find myself bored and missing an overarching plot-line. This book is an exception. I loved it. Alexandra Petri writes a series of essays chronicling the strange and awkward situations she...
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