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Everybody into the Pool

Everybody into the Pool

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Beth Lisick started out as a homecoming princess with a Crisco-aided tan and a bad perm. And then everything changed. Plunging headlong into America's deepest subcultures, while keeping both feet firmly planted in her parents' Leave It to Beaver values, Lisick makes her adult home on the fringe of mainstream culture and finds it rich with paradox and humor

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Beth Lisick started out as a homecoming princess with a Crisco-aided tan and a bad perm. And then everything changed. Plunging headlong into America's deepest subcultures, while keeping both feet firmly planted in her parents' Leave It to Beaver values, Lisick makes her adult home on the fringe of mainstream culture and finds it rich with paradox and humor. On the one hand, she lives in "Brokeley" with drug dealers and street gangs; on the other, she drives a station wagon with a baby seat in the back, makes her own chicken stock, and attends ladies' luncheons. How exactly did this suburban girl-next-door end up as one of San Francisco's foremost chroniclers of alternative culture? Lisick explains it all in her hilarious, irreverent, bestselling memoir, Everybody into the Pool.

Fans of David Sedaris and Sarah Vowell will relish Lisick's scathingly funny, smart, very real take on the effluvia of daily living. No matter what community she's exposing to the light, Lisick always hits the right chord.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061741821
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/13/2009
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
410 KB

Meet the Author

Beth Lisick, author of the New York Times bestseller Everybody into the Pool, is also a performer and an odd-jobs enthusiast. She has contributed to public radio's This American Life and is the cofounder of the monthly Porchlight storytelling series in San Francisco.

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Everybody into the Pool: True Tales 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Someone compared this writer to David Sedaris. NO WAY!! She would like to be as clever and funny as Sedaris, but doesn't even come close. But aside from any comparisons, this writer is not funny or interesting.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Only her, her mate and deputy allowed in without asking. Otherwise and recieve answer at camp. Bluestar.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is so great!!! It's funny, smart,and just really relatable. Beth lisick has got great comedic timing, I have never laughed so hard from a book in my life. It's a fun read, I've even re-read it!! So, enough with this review and buy the book to see what I'm talking about!!!