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I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman

Nora Ephron

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER - A candid, hilarious look at women of a certain age and dealing with the tribulations of maintenance, menopause, empty nests, and life itself.

"Wickedly witty ... Crackling sharp ... Fireworks shoot out [of this collection]." --The Boston Globe

With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron chronicles her life as an obsessed cook, passionate city dweller, and hapless parent. But mostly she speaks frankly and uproariously about life as an older woman. Utterly courageous, uproariously funny, and unexpectedly moving in its truth telling, I Feel Bad About My Neck is a scrumptious, irresistible treat of a book, full of truths, laugh out loud moments that will appeal to readers of all ages.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: Apr 8th, 2008
  • Pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 7.80in - 5.10in - 0.60in - 0.35lb
  • EAN: 9780307276827
  • Categories: Form - EssaysAgingWomen's Studies

About the Author

NORA EPHRON was the author of the bestselling I Feel Bad About My Neck as well as Heartburn, Crazy Salad, Wallflower at the Orgy, and Scribble Scribble. She wrote and directed the hit movie Julie & Julia and received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay for When Harry Met Sally. . ., Silkwood, and Sleepless in Seattle, which she also directed. Her other credits include the script for the stage hit Love, Loss, and What I Wore with Delia Ephron. She died in 2012.

Praise for this book

"Wickedly witty ... Crackling sharp ... Fireworks shoot out [of this collection]." --The Boston Globe

"Long-overdue ... Executed with sharpness and panache ... [Nora Ephron] retains an uncanny ability to sound like your best friend, whoever you are ... It's good to know that Ms. Ephron's wry, knowing X-ray vision is one of them." --The New York Times

"Women who find themselves somewhere between the arrival of their first wrinkle and death have to hear only the title to get the message." --Los Angeles Times

"Wry and amusing.... Marvelous." --The Washington Post Book World