The F Word: My Life in Stories [NOOK Book]

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and “one of the biggest names in popular fiction” (USA TODAY) comes a collection of personal essays as uproariously funny as the best of Tina Fey and Nora Ephron.

In her forty-something years, bestselling novelist Jennifer Weiner has gone from feeling like an outsider in her picturesque Connecticut hometown (“a Lane Bryant outtake in an Abercrombie & Fitch catalogue”), to being a Princeton graduate, to a successful newspaper ...

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The F Word: My Life in Stories

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Overview


From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and “one of the biggest names in popular fiction” (USA TODAY) comes a collection of personal essays as uproariously funny as the best of Tina Fey and Nora Ephron.

In her forty-something years, bestselling novelist Jennifer Weiner has gone from feeling like an outsider in her picturesque Connecticut hometown (“a Lane Bryant outtake in an Abercrombie & Fitch catalogue”), to being a Princeton graduate, to a successful newspaper reporter in Philadelphia, and, eventually, a mother, novelist, and occasional Hollywood boldfaced name.

Weiner’s hilarious and insightful chronicles of her life cover everything from her bad dates to her mother coming out of the closet at age fifty-four to casting a goat in her sitcom. Jennifer pairs her trademark sharp humor with disarming candor in this, her first nonfiction work. No subject is off limits, and that includes hearing her daughter use the F-word—fat—for the first time, and learning from the police that her estranged father had died in his girlfriend’s bathroom. Crazy-funny and deeply touching by turns, this collection will prove that the voice behind Jennifer Weiner’s beloved novels is every bit as endearing, smart, and quirky as it is in real life.

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Editorial Reviews

USA Today
“Weiner has emerged as one of the biggest names in popular fiction.”
Houston Chronicle
“Jennifer Weiner’s bestselling novels twist humor and topical issues into can’t-put-down stories.
The Miami Herald (on The Next Best Thing)

“A knockout. Perfect comic timing meets effortless dialogue and an engaging plot…. Enjoy your place on top of the lit world, Jennifer Weiner. You've more than made it.”
Booklist (starred review for The Next Best Thing)

“Ruth is a multidimensional heroine, and Weiner gives her real heart and soul. Readers will root for her to get everything she ever wanted—not to settle for the next best thing. This is contemporary women’s fiction at its finest.”
Better Homes and Gardens (on The Next Best Thing)
“Weiner is a chick-lit writer with chops—and she puts them to expert use in this funny, feel-good tale.”
Time (on The Next Best Thing)
"Weiner is coming off a year in Hollywood, and she puts the experience to excellent use in this utterly engaging story of a showrunner who, after six years of slogging, finally gets a series on the air, only to discover that her troubles are only beginning—meddling studio execs, egomaniacal actors and one crushable but unobtainable boss."
The Washington Post (on The Next Best Thing)

“Weiner’s snappy new novel showcases her humor and style."
Booklist (for The Next Best Thing)
“Ruth is a multidimensional heroine, and Weiner gives her real heart and soul. Readers will root for her to get everything she ever wanted—not to settle for the next best thing. This is contemporary women’s fiction at its finest.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781476723440
  • Publisher: Atria Books
  • Publication date: 4/14/2015
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 148,666

Meet the Author

Jennifer Weiner

Jennifer Weiner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of ten books, including Good in Bed, In Her Shoes, which was made into a major motion picture, and The Next Best Thing. A graduate of Princeton University, she lives with her family in Philadelphia. Visit her online at JenniferWeiner.com.
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    1. Hometown:
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1. Date of Birth:
      March 28, 1970
    2. Place of Birth:
      De Ridder, Louisiana
    1. Education:
      B.A., Princeton University, 1991
    2. Website:

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