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The Resource The rules do not apply : a memoir, Ariel Levy

The rules do not apply : a memoir, Ariel Levy

Label
The rules do not apply : a memoir
Title
The rules do not apply
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Ariel Levy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A gorgeous, darkly humorous memoir for readers of Cheryl Strayed about a woman overcoming dramatic loss and finding reinvention, as well as a portrait of a generation used to assuming they're entitled to everything--based on this award-winning writer's New Yorker article 'Thanksgiving in Mongolia.' "--
  • "In 2012, at age 38, when she left on a reporting trip to Mongolia, Ariel Levy thought she had figured it out: she was married, pregnant, successful on her own terms, financially secure. A month later, none of that was true. 'People have been telling me since I was a little girl that I was too fervent, too forceful, too much. I thought I had harnessed the power of my own strength and greed and love to a life that could contain it. But it has exploded.' In gorgeous, moving, humorous, sharp, and unforgettable prose, with pointillist portraits of a girl and then a young woman coming of age, Levy describes her own ill-fated assumptions: thinking that anything is possible, that the old rules do not apply; that marriage doesn't have to mean monogamy; that gender and sexuality are fluid; that aging doesn't have to mean infertility. This is a searing story, written with humor, brilliance, and insight, that is at once personal and universal--a story about realizing that life is so often beyond our control, and how we forge ahead despite that. In telling her own story, Levy has captured a portrait of our time, of the shifting forces in values, women and gender in American culture, of what has changed and what has remained."--
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levy, Ariel
Dewey number
305.30973
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.L3777
LC item number
A3 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Levy, Ariel
  • Levy, Ariel
  • Women journalists
  • Young women
  • Miscarriage
  • Lesbians
  • Sex role
  • Life change events
Label
The rules do not apply : a memoir, Ariel Levy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 207 pages
Isbn
9780812996937
Lccn
2016043502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn959952321
Label
The rules do not apply : a memoir, Ariel Levy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 207 pages
Isbn
9780812996937
Lccn
2016043502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn959952321

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