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Maeve in America: Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else

Maeve in America Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else A timely essay collection about life love and becoming an American from breakout comedy star and podcaster Maeve Higgins Maeve Higgins is hilarious She is the true Irish voice of our American genera

  • Title: Maeve in America: Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else
  • Author: Maeve Higgins
  • ISBN: 9780143130161
  • Page: 217
  • Format: Paperback
  • A timely essay collection about life, love, and becoming an American from breakout comedy star and podcaster Maeve Higgins Maeve Higgins is hilarious She is the true Irish voice of our American generation Amy SchumerMaeve Higgins was a bestselling memoirist and comedian in her native Ireland when, at the grand old age of thirty one, she left the only home she d everA timely essay collection about life, love, and becoming an American from breakout comedy star and podcaster Maeve Higgins Maeve Higgins is hilarious She is the true Irish voice of our American generation Amy SchumerMaeve Higgins was a bestselling memoirist and comedian in her native Ireland when, at the grand old age of thirty one, she left the only home she d ever known in search of something Like many women in their early thirties, she both was and was not the adult she wanted to be At once smart, curious, and humane, Maeve in America is the story of how Maeve found herself, literally and figuratively, in New York City.Here are stories of not being able to afford a dress for the ball, of the curse of over politeness, of the true significance of realizing what sort of shelter dog you would be Self aware and laugh out loud funny, this collection is also a fearless exploration of the awkward questions in life, such as Is clapping too loudly at a gig a good enough reason to break up with somebody Is it ever really possible to leave home Together, these essays create a startlingly funny and revealing portrait of a woman who aims for the stars but hits the ceiling, and the inimitable city that has helped shape who she is Maeve in America announces Maeve Higgins as a vital voice about women s lives today.

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    1. Maeve Higgins has a hilarious and wise podcast, and her Instagram is always creative and clever. However, I found this book to be a weak outline of who she is and what her ideals are. They are there, but they aren't great, and her little stories seem silly. This is definitely a personality I would recommend should be listened to live (or at least podcast live) as her lively humor doesn't come across well on the page.I did enjoy reading more about growing up in Cobh Ireland, where so many Irish i [...]

    2. I wish this book was going to be out to share around St. Patrick's Day, but maybe August would be a better time, as one wouldn't want to be caught laughing out loud in Church on St. Patrick's Day.Is it fitting that while reading the opening essay about swimming with the dolphins, the pages got slightly ruined by my tears from laughing so hard that I couldn't put the book down? Yes. The reflections shared within these pages are beautiful and will make you think as Maeve's observations are both he [...]

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