One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter
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New York : Picador, ©2017.
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Description

One of NPR's Best Books of the Year A DEBUT COLLECTION OF FIERCE, FUNNY ESSAYS ABOUT GROWING UP THE DAUGHTER OF INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN WESTERN CULTURE, ADDRESSING SEXISM, STEREOTYPES, AND THE UNIVERSAL MISERIES OF LIFE

In One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi Koul deploys her razor-sharp humor to share all the fears, outrages, and mortifying moments of her life. She learned from an early age what made her miserable, and for Scaachi anything can be cause for despair. Whether it’s a shopping trip gone awry; enduring awkward conversations with her bikini waxer; overcoming her fear of flying while vacationing halfway around the world; dealing with Internet trolls, or navigating the fears and anxieties of her parents. Alongside these personal stories are pointed observations about life as a woman of color: where every aspect of her appearance is open for critique, derision, or outright scorn; where strict gender rules bind in both Western and Indian cultures, leaving little room for a woman not solely focused on marriage and children to have a career (and a life) for herself.

With a sharp eye and biting wit, incomparable rising star and cultural observer Scaachi Koul offers a hilarious, scathing, and honest look at modern life.

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Format:
Book
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Physical Desc:
241 pages ; 21.
Street Date:
1705.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781250121028, 1250121027

Notes

General Note
Title on cover has words crossed out to read: One day this will matter: essays.
General Note
Simultaneously published in Toronto (Doubleday Canada, ©2017).
Description
"In One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi Koul deploys her razor sharp humor to share all the fears, outrages, and mortifying moments of her life. She learned from an early age what made her miserable, and for Scaachi anything can be cause for despair. Whether it's a shopping trip gone awry; enduring awkward conversations with her bikini waxer; overcoming her fear of flying while vacationing halfway around the world; dealing with internet trolls, or navigating the fears and anxieties of her parents. Alongside these personal stories are pointed observations about life as a woman of color, where every aspect of her appearance is open for critique, derision, or outright scorn. Where strict gender rules bind in both Western and Indian cultures, leaving little room for a woman not solely focused on marriage and children to have a career (and a life) for herself"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Koul, S. (2017). One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter. First U.S. edition. New York: Picador.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Koul, Scaachi. 2017. One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter. New York: Picador.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Koul, Scaachi, One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter. New York: Picador, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Koul, Scaachi. One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter. First U.S. edition. New York: Picador, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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