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

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

Label
One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter : [essays]
Title
One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter
Title remainder
[essays]
Statement of responsibility
Scaachi Koul
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For readers of Mindy Kaling, Jenny Lawson and Roxane Gay, a debut collection of fierce and funny essays about growing up the daughter of Indian immigrants in Canada, "a land of ice and casual racism," by the irreverent, hilarious cultural observer and incomparable rising star, Scaachi Koul. In One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachideploys her razor-sharp humour to share her fears, outrages and mortifying experiences as an outsider growing up in Canada. Her subjects range from shaving her knuckles in grade school, to a shopping trip gone horribly awry, to dealing with internet trolls, to feeling out of place at an Indian wedding (as an Indian woman), to parsing the trajectory of fears and anxieties that pressed upon her immigrant parents and bled down a generation. Alongside these personal stories are pointed observations about life as a woman of colour, where every aspect of her appearance is open for critique, derision or outright scorn. Where strict gender rules bind in both Western and Indian cultures, forcing her to confront questions about gender dynamics, racial tensions, ethnic stereotypes and her father's creeping mortality--all as she tries to find her feet in the world. With a clear eye and biting wit, Scaachi Koul explores the absurdity of a life steeped in misery. And through these intimate, wise and laugh-out-loud funny dispatches, a portrait of a bright new literary voice emerges
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Koul, Scaachi
Dewey number
971/.004914110092
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1035.E3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Koul, Scaachi
  • Minority women
  • East Indians
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One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter : [essays], Scaachi Koul
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn975486520
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Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385685368
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
77153644-A53D-45F0-8E9C-6DF37491B9EF
System control number
(OCoLC)975486520
Label
One day we'll all be dead and none of this will matter : [essays], Scaachi Koul
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn975486520
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385685368
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
77153644-A53D-45F0-8E9C-6DF37491B9EF
System control number
(OCoLC)975486520

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