The Resource One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter, Scaachi Koul

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

Label
One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter
Title
One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter
Statement of responsibility
Scaachi Koul
Title variation
One day we will all be dead and none of this will matter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A debut collection of essays about growing up the daughter of Indian immigrants in Canada, "a land of ice and casual racism," addressing sexism, cultural stereotypes and the universal miseries of life by the irreverent, hilarious and incomparable rising star and cultural observer, Scaachi Koul. In suburban Calgary, at a young and impressionable age, Scaachi Koul learned what made her miserable. Not just uncomfortable, not just mild irritants, not just the long commute you have in the morning: things that make you doubt your humanity. And it turns out, everything did. In The Pursuit of Misery, Scaachi shares her observations, fears and experiences as a woman of colour growing up in Canada. These are stories ranging from shaving her knuckles in grade school, to a shopping trip gone horribly awry, to internet garbage, to parsing the trajectory of fears and anxieties that pressed upon her immigrated parents and bled down a generation. Stories of returning to India where her parents grew up, and ultimately about trying to find her place in the world. With a sharp eye and biting wit, Scaachi explores the absurdity of a life and culture steeped in misery. And through these intimate, wise and laugh-out-loud funny dispatches, a portrait of a bright new literary voice emerges."--Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Koul, Scaachi
Dewey number
971/.004914110092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Koul, Scaachi
  • Canadian essays
  • East Indian Canadians
  • East Indian Canadians
  • Minority women
Label
One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter, Scaachi Koul
Instantiates
Publication
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
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780385685351
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund
  • Consumer Health Collection
  • Relax 'n Read: Leisure Reading Collection : RnR
  • Not available for interlibrary loan
System control number
  • (OCoLC)949823417
  • (OAUW)239008
Label
One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter, Scaachi Koul
Publication
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
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780385685351
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund
  • Consumer Health Collection
  • Relax 'n Read: Leisure Reading Collection : RnR
  • Not available for interlibrary loan
System control number
  • (OCoLC)949823417
  • (OAUW)239008

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