Autobiography of a Fat Bride

Autobiography of a Fat Bride

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The author of the New York Times bestseller The Idiot Girlsa€™ Action-Adventure Club tackles her biggest challenge yet: grown-up life. In Autobiography of a Fat Bride, Laurie Notaro tries painfully to make the transition from all-night partyer and bar-stool regular to mortgagee with plumbing problems and no air-conditioning. Laurie finds grown-up life just as harrowing as her reckless youth, as she meets Mr. Right, moves in, settles down, and crosses the toe-stubbing threshold of matrimony. From her mother's grade-school warning to avoid kids in tie-dyed shirts because their hippie parents spent their food money on drugs and art supplies; to her night-before-the-wedding panic over whether her religion is the one where you step on the glass; to her unfortunate overpreparation for the mandatory drug-screening urine test at work; to her audition as a Playboy centerfold as research for a newspaper story, Autobiography of a Fat Bride has the same zits-and-all candor and outrageous humor that made Idiot Girls an instant cult phenomenon. In Autobiography of a Fat Bride, Laurie contemplates family, home improvement, and the horrible tyrannies of cosmetic saleswomen. She finds that life doesn't necessarily get any easier as you get older. But it does get funnier. From the Trade Paperback edition.... over the laundry and blamed it on me, and then, oh yes, she put a pair of her dirty underwear with the torn waistband inside my pants that I wore all day. ... a€œIn the medicine cabinet, a€ he said as he stared at me, a€œbehind the deodorant. ... a€œ Cleaning toilets? ... And to get paint off the cabinet I was refinishing, to get some stubborn stains out of my frying pan, and to brush the cata#39;s teeth, but I wasna#39;t even sure ifanbsp;...

Title:Autobiography of a Fat Bride
Author:Laurie Notaro
Publisher:Villard - 2003-07-08


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