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One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter

by Koul, Scaachi (Author)

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"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 shoppi... Full description

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Summary: "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"--
Item Description: Title on cover has words crossed out to read: One day this will matter: essays.
First published by Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House Canada.
Physical Description: 241 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9781250121028
1250121027
Author Notes: Scaachi Koul was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, and is a culture writer for BuzzFeed. Her writing has also appeared in The New Yorker , The Hairpin , The Globe and Mail , and Jezebel . One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter is her first book. She lives in Toronto.
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