Gotham Girl Interrupted: My Misadventures in Motherhood, Love, and Epilepsy

Gotham Girl Interrupted: My Misadventures in Motherhood, Love, and Epilepsy

by Alisa Kennedy Jones

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ISBN-13: 9781623545284
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 11/06/2018
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,243,238
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Alisa Kennedy Jones is a writer for TV and theater, with credits including A Girl and a Gun, Ulutwatu and Gifted. She also has a background working in digital advertising, branding and strategy for clients such as GE, Coca-Cola, Tommy Hilfiger, Disney, Electronic Arts and Colgate-Palmolive. She writes the blog Gotham Girl (currently almost 30,000 followers on Twitter) and is an NPR commentator who is active in the autism, human rights, and neurodiversity communities. She lives in New York City.

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Table of Contents

Introduction, xi,
1 "The Big One" (2015), 1,
2 Everything in New York Is a Little Bit Broken, 9,
3 The Unbearable Brightness of Being, 20,
4 Where the Hell Is My White Light?, 33,
5 Angry Mothertrucker, 45,
6 Oh, the Pie-rony ..., 58,
7 D-day, 67,
8 The Cocktail Hour(s), 77,
9 Why Yes, I Am a Cyborg, 92,
10 Dostoyevsky's Addiction, 101,
11 When Mom Is a Werewolf, 114,
12 Everything in New York Is a Little Bit Broken (Part 2), 124,
13 Unspeakable, 130,
14 Get Your Freak On, 141,
15 I Feel Bad About My Face, 150,
16 Gotham Girl, Interrupted, 174,
17 DNR, 184,
18 A Love Letter from My Brain, 187,
19 The New Rules of You, 190,
Epilogue: On Being a Narwhal, 199,
Acknowledgments, 207,

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