The Resource How to murder your life : a memoir, Cat Marnell

How to murder your life : a memoir, Cat Marnell

Label
How to murder your life : a memoir
Title
How to murder your life
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Cat Marnell
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From Cat Marnell, "New York's enfant terrible" (The Telegraph), a candid and darkly humorous memoir of prescription drug addiction and self-sabotage, set in the glamorous world of fashion magazines and downtown nightclubs. At twenty-six, Cat Marnell was an associate beauty editor at Lucky, one of the top fashion magazines in America--and that's all most people knew about her. But she hid a secret life. She was a prescription drug addict. She was also a "doctor shopper" who manipulated Upper East Side psychiatrists for pills, pills, and more pills; a lonely bulimic who spent hundreds of dollars a week on binge foods; a promiscuous party girl who danced barefoot on banquets; a weepy and hallucination-prone insomniac who would take anything--anything--to sleep. This is a tale of self-loathing, self-sabotage, and yes, self-tanner. It begins at a posh New England prep school--and with a prescription for Attention Deficit Disorder medication Ritalin. It continues to New York, where we follow Marnell's amphetamine-fueled rise from intern to editor through the beauty departments of NYLON, Teen Vogue, Glamour, and Lucky. We see her fight between ambition and addiction and how, inevitably, her disease threatens everything she worked so hard to achieve. From the Condé Nast building (where she rides the elevator alongside Anna Wintour) to seedy nightclubs, from doctors' offices and mental hospitals, Marnell shows--like no one else can--what it is like to live in the wild, chaotic, often sinister world of a young female addict who can't say no. Combining lighting-rod subject matter and bold literary aspirations, How to Murder Your Life is mesmerizing, revelatory, and necessary
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Marnell, Cat
Dewey number
  • 362.29/9092
  • B
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LC call number
HV5805.M3683
LC item number
A3 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • autobiography
  • memoirs
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Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marnell, Cat
  • Drug addicts
  • Women drug addicts
  • Young women
  • Clothing trade
  • Fashion
  • Nightlife
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
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Label
How to murder your life : a memoir, Cat Marnell
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=153&titleID=2830347
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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ocn971129734
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 04 min., 19 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9781508229674
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computer
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rdamedia
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sound
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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CEEEFC46-3B22-42BD-80ED-D9E6DBFFC553
System control number
(OCoLC)971129734
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Label
How to murder your life : a memoir, Cat Marnell
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=153&titleID=2830347
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn971129734
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 04 min., 19 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508229674
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
CEEEFC46-3B22-42BD-80ED-D9E6DBFFC553
System control number
(OCoLC)971129734
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not applicable
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