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Bukowski in a sundress : confessions from a writing life, Kim Addonizio

Label
Bukowski in a sundress : confessions from a writing life
Title
Bukowski in a sundress
Title remainder
confessions from a writing life
Statement of responsibility
Kim Addonizio
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A dazzling, edgy, laugh-out-loud memoir from the award-winning poet and novelist that reflects on writing, drinking, dating, and more, Kim Addonizio is used to being exposed. As a writer of provocative poems and stories, she has encountered success along with snark: one critic dismissed her as "Charles Bukowski in a sundress." ("Why not Walt Whitman in a sparkly tutu?" she muses.) Now, in this utterly original memoir in essays, she opens up to chronicle the joys and indignities in the life of a writer wandering through middle age. Addonizio vividly captures moments of inspiration at the writing desk (or bed) and adventures on the road--from a champagne-and-vodka-fueled one-night stand at a writing conference to sparsely attended readings at remote Midwestern colleges. Her crackling, unfiltered wit brings colorful life to pieces like "What Writers Do All Day," "How to Fall for a Younger Man," and "Necrophilia" (that is, sexual attraction to men who are dead inside). And she turns a tender yet still comic eye to her family: her father, who sparked her love of poetry; her mother, a former tennis champion who struggled through Parkinson's at the end of her life; and her daughter, who at a young age chanced upon some erotica she had written for Penthouse. At once intimate and outrageous, Addonizio's memoir radiates all the wit and heartbreak and ever-sexy grittiness that her fans have come to love--and that new readers will not soon forget"--
Summary
Kim Addonizio is used to being exposed. As a writer of provocative poems and stories, she has encountered success along with snark: one critic dismissed her as "Charles Bukowski in a sundress." ("Why not Walt Whitman in a sparkly tutu?" she muses.) Now, in this utterly original memoir in essays, she opens up to chronicle the joys and indignities in the life of a writer wandering through middle age
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10516327
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Addonizio, Kim
Dewey number
  • 818/.5403
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3551.D3997
LC item number
Z46 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Addonizio, Kim
  • Women authors, American
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
confessions from a writing life
Label
Bukowski in a sundress : confessions from a writing life, Kim Addonizio
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Plan D -- How to succeed in po biz -- A word of it -- Necrophilia -- Children of the corn -- Are you insane? -- How to try to stop drinking so much -- Pants on fire -- Flu shot -- All manner of obscene things -- Not dancing -- How I write -- Simple Christian charity -- Best words, best order -- Don't worry -- Bukowski in a sundress -- Cocktail time -- Penis by penis -- DOA -- How to fall for a younger man -- I [heart] New York -- What writers do all day -- Untrammeled -- The process -- How to be a dirty, dirty whore -- Space
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9780143128465
Lccn
2015042338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn932001526
  • (OCoLC)932001526
  • 2126142
Label
Bukowski in a sundress : confessions from a writing life, Kim Addonizio
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Plan D -- How to succeed in po biz -- A word of it -- Necrophilia -- Children of the corn -- Are you insane? -- How to try to stop drinking so much -- Pants on fire -- Flu shot -- All manner of obscene things -- Not dancing -- How I write -- Simple Christian charity -- Best words, best order -- Don't worry -- Bukowski in a sundress -- Cocktail time -- Penis by penis -- DOA -- How to fall for a younger man -- I [heart] New York -- What writers do all day -- Untrammeled -- The process -- How to be a dirty, dirty whore -- Space
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9780143128465
Lccn
2015042338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn932001526
  • (OCoLC)932001526
  • 2126142

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