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The Resource Approval Junkie, Faith Salie, (electronic resource)

Approval Junkie, Faith Salie, (electronic resource)

Label
Approval Junkie
Title
Approval Junkie
Statement of responsibility
Faith Salie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From comedian and journalist Faith Salie, of NPR's Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! and CBS News Sunday Morning , a collection of daring, funny essays chronicling the author's adventures during her lifelong quest for approval Faith Salie has done it all in the name of validation. Whether she's trying to impress her parents with a perfect GPA, undergoing an exorcism to save her toxic marriage, or baking a 3D excavator cake for her son's birthday, Salie is the ultimate approval seeker—an "approval junkie, " if you will. In this collection of daring, honest essays, Salie shares stories from her lifelong quest for gold stars, recounting her strategy for winning (very Southern) high school beauty pageant; her struggle to pick the perfect outfit to wear to her divorce; and her difficulty falling in love again, and then conceiving, in the years following her mother's death. With thoughtful irreverence, Salie reflects on why she tries so hard to please others, and herself, highlighting a phenomenon that many people—especially women—experience at home and in the workplace. Equal parts laugh-out loud funny and poignant, Approval Junkie is one woman's journey to realizing that seeking approval from others is more than just getting them to like you—it's challenging yourself to achieve, and survive, more than you ever thought you could
Summary
With thoughtful irreverence, Salie reflects on why she tries so hard to please others, and herself, highlighting a phenomenon that many people-especially women-experience at home and in the workplace
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
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10481671
Cataloging source
DLC
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1971-
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Salie, Faith
Dewey number
  • 791.43028092
  • 920
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Overdrive Inc
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True
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Essays
  • Nonfiction
  • Humor (Nonfiction)
Target audience
adult
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adventures in caring too much
Label
Approval Junkie, Faith Salie, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553419948
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fadef794-8991-4c1d-a7ad-fd34a7126e21
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unknown sound
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  • other
  • remote
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
Label
Approval Junkie, Faith Salie, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553419948
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
fadef794-8991-4c1d-a7ad-fd34a7126e21
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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