I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman

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Vintage Books, 2008 - Humor - 137 pages
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With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious look at women who are getting older and dealing with the tribulations of maintenance, menopause, empty nests, and life itself.

Ephron chronicles her life as an obsessed cook, passionate city dweller, and hapless parent. But mostly she speaks frankly and uproariously about life as a woman of a certain age. Utterly courageous, uproariously funny, and unexpectedly moving in its truth telling, I Feel Bad About My Neck is a scrumptious, irresistible treat of a book, full of truths, laugh out loud moments that will appeal to readers of all ages.

 

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User Review  - Christina_E_Mitchell - LibraryThing

From Silkwood to Heartburn to When Harry Met Sally, Nora Ephron is a genius storyteller with a lovely sardonic sense of humor. I picked up this book at a library sale for less than $1, and it proved ... Read full review

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User Review  - HunyBadger - LibraryThing

I think this was supposed to be funny but I didn't find it so. Not because I'm too young to know what she is talking about though. I could identify with the topics but her viewpoint struck me more as ... Read full review

Contents

Feel Bad About My Neck
3
Hate My Purse
9
On Maintenance
31
Parenting in Three Stages
54
Moving On
65
On Rapture
117
Considering the Alternative
127
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Nora Ephron was the author of the bestselling I Feel Bad About My Neck as well as Heartburn, Crazy Salad, Wallflower at the Orgy, and Scribble Scribble. She wrote and directed the hit movie Julie & Julia and received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay for When Harry Met Sally. . ., Silkwood, and Sleepless in Seattle, which she also directed. Her other credits include the script for the stage hit Love, Loss, and What I Wore with Delia Ephron. She died in 2012.

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