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The Resource Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir, Roz Chast

Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir, Roz Chast

Label
Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir
Title
Can't we talk about something more pleasant?
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Roz Chast
Title variation
Cannot we talk about something more pleasant?
Creator
Artist
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through a mixture of cartoons, family photos, documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents
Summary
Celebrates the final years of the author's aging parents' lives through cartoons, family photos, and documents that reflect the author's struggles with caregiver challenges
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction, 2014.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10290179
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
  • 741.5/6973092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
NC1429.C525
LC item number
A2 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir, Roz Chast
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The beginning of the end -- Return to the fold -- The elder lawyer -- Galapagos -- The fall -- Maimonides -- Sundowning -- The end of an era -- The move -- The old apartment -- The place -- The next step -- Kleenex abounding -- Postmortem -- Elizabeth, alone -- Bedtime stories -- Chrysalis -- The end
Control code
20174974
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9781608198061
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn860395376
Label
Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir, Roz Chast
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The beginning of the end -- Return to the fold -- The elder lawyer -- Galapagos -- The fall -- Maimonides -- Sundowning -- The end of an era -- The move -- The old apartment -- The place -- The next step -- Kleenex abounding -- Postmortem -- Elizabeth, alone -- Bedtime stories -- Chrysalis -- The end
Control code
20174974
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9781608198061
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn860395376

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