The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death

The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death

Reflections on Revenge, Germophobia, and Laser Hair Removal

Book - 2008/06/24
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A compilation of essays shares the author's humorous reflections on turning forty, laser hair removal, how her cat broke her nose, and the discovery of how her image as a badass suffered from driving a Prius.
Publisher: New York : Villard, 2008/06/24
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781400065035
1400065038
Branch Call Number: 814.6 NOT
Characteristics: x, 218 p. ; 22 cm

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DellaV
Aug 06, 2012

This book was funny in parts, but not too funny about her dog-which was not so much matter of fact as it was so devoid of emotion you could feel the wrenching sadness of it. (ever been so overcome, you could only keep a stone face?) Ms. Notaro's stories are almost all only understood by women, particularly women of a certain age.

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wilsonfamily
Jan 01, 2010

There is nothing funny in this book; it did not even make me smile. She has a chapter matter-of-factly explaining the death of her dog. The book is self-absorbed, mean-spirited, sometimes racist, and boring. -LE

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