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Cynthia Kaplan

Autor(a) de why I'm like this: True Stories

3+ Works 415 Membros 6 Críticas

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Includes the name: Cynthia Kaplan

Obras por Cynthia Kaplan

Associated Works

McSweeney's Issue 3: Windfall Republic (1999) — Contribuidor — 95 exemplares
The Worst Noel: Hellish Holiday Tales (2005) — Contribuidor — 91 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Sexo
female

Membros

Críticas

The author had a fairly typical young American Jewess experience, and this autobiography shows events from camp to high school, marriage, deaths of grandparents through a somewhat humorous filter. It would probably be of interest to those past 25, probably not for the younger set.
 
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carterchristian1 | 5 outras críticas | Jul 24, 2009 |
Kaplan was recommended to me as the female David Sedaris, and this was not a particularly apt description. Her sense of humor is very bland and her sense of the ridiculous lacks. However, there was a touching sense of familial love in some of her chapters, especially when she discusses having to institutionalize her grandmother. But in her hands, these are the stories my girlfriends and I tell without any of the sense of surreality or humor one comes to expect from a Sedaris or even an Augustin Burroughs book.… (mais)
 
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oddbooks | 5 outras críticas | Mar 12, 2009 |
I agree with other reviews. The book ranges from fair to good; nothing is "bad" nor "great" particularly.
 
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Seajack | 5 outras críticas | Mar 14, 2007 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
3
Also by
2
Membros
415
Popularidade
#58,725
Avaliação
½ 3.3
Críticas
6
ISBN
7

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