Agorafabulous!: Dispatches from My Bedroom (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Feb 14, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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“I subscribe to the notion that if you can laugh at the shittiest moments in your life,you can transcend them. And if other people can laugh at your awful shit as well, then I guess you can officially call yourself a comedian.”

In Boston, a college student fears leaving her own room—even to use the toilet. In Pennsylvania, a meek personal assistant finally confronts a perpetually enraged gay spiritual guru. In Texas, a rookie high school teacher deals with her male student’s unusually, er, hard personal problem. Sara Benincasa has been that terrified student, that embattled employee, that confused teacher—and so much more. Her hilarious memoir chronicles her attempts to forge a wonderfully weird adulthood in the midst of her lifelong struggle with agoraphobia, depression, and unruly hair.

Relatable, unpretentious, and unsentimental, Agorafabulous! celebrates eccentricity, resilience, and the power of humor to light up even the darkest corners of our lives. (There are also some sexy parts, but they’re really awkward. Like really, really awkward.)

  

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Review: Agorafabulous!: Dispatches from My Bedroom

User Review  - Dena Kaye - Goodreads

This book/author proves that just because u have a real mental illness doesnt mean u cant be brutally honest and funny too.Shes a hero to me!She checks in when she thinks she might be losing it and ... Read full review

Review: Agorafabulous!: Dispatches from My Bedroom

User Review  - Goodreads

This book/author proves that just because u have a real mental illness doesnt mean u cant be brutally honest and funny too.Shes a hero to me!She checks in when she thinks she might be losing it and ... Read full review

Contents

The Thing Before the Rest of the Thing
Chapter Two Sicily on Five Freakouts a
Chapter Three Bowls of
Chapter Four Hairapy
Chapter Five My Hero My Cuisinart
Chapter Six Om Mani Padme Fuck
Chapter Seven Best Little Psych Ward in Carolina
Chapter Eight Billy Has a Boner
Chapter Nine Maybe Baby
Chapter Ten Funny Business
Chapter Eleven The Only Living Girl in New York
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About the author (2012)

Sara Benincasa is the author of the recently published Morrow title, Agorafabulous! (which was based on her one-woman show). Sara has received much acclaim as a comedian and memoirist and is now turning to YA fiction.

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