Following on the heels of the best-selling and riotous As I Lay FryingAA Rehoboth Beach Memoir, Fay Jacobs gives you the inside story on life in this small resort town on the Delaware coast. This collection of her latest columns from the publication Letters from CAMP Rehoboth is sometimes provocative, sometimes political, often heartwarming and reliably hilarious. Her unique voice and willingness to bare it all in print turns readers into extended family. In addition to her Letters commentaries, Fay takes you inside the remarkable lives of two Rehoboth Beach icons, sharing her close friendship with legendary feminist author Sarah Aldridge (the pen name of Anyda Marchant) and her partner Muriel Crawford. Jacobs' witty way of describing universal experiences and the travails life delivers will keep you laughing, smiling and relating page after page. Here's what critics have to say about Jacobs' writing: Funny, touchingAand real. It's a true laugh riot as Fay wittily takes on sexuality, politics, relationships, and day-to-day dilemmas. AInsightOut Book Club Are you in need of a good belly laugh? Look no farther...Jacobs serves up constant laughs, from chuckles to chortles to rib-ticklers to out-and-out brays. Jacobs' ability to infuse even the simplest occasion with humor will have you grabbing your sides and crying for more. ANann Dunn, Just About Write Fay's a funny girl and a generous writer...you never get the sense that she sat down to write with the sole purpose of being funny. She's also different from most memoirists, in that her tone never suggests self-importance or Look at Me!-ness. When's the last time you read a memoir and thought of the writer as generous for letting you in on his or her life? AEmily Lloyd, Lambda Book Report Fay's unvarnished essays resonate with warmth, candid humor, and the unabashed joy of finding one's place. AOutTraveler Fay Jacobs is the secret love child of Dorothy Parker and Jackie Mason. I can always count on her to make me laugh out loud. AMarc Acito, author, How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship a Musical TheaterYes, the levees are being repaired and built to slightly better standards. But the ... belongings, then they gut the house down to its studs to fight the mold and water damage. Oh, they must supply their ... Even cell phones get spotty connections.
|Title||:||Fried and True|
|Publisher||:||Bold Strokes Books Inc - 2013-01-01|