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

Scaachi Koul

Book - 2017

"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 navig...ating 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"--

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Subjects
Genres
Autobiographies
Essays
Humor
Published
New York, N.Y. : Picador [2017]
Edition
First U.S. edition
Language
English
Item Description
Title on cover has words crossed out to read: One day this will matter: essays.
"May 2017"--Title page verso.
"First published by Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House Canada."--Title page verso.
Physical Description
241 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN
9781250121028
9781683314141
Main Author
Scaachi Koul (author)
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