After a While You Just Get Used to It

After a While You Just Get Used to It

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A vibrant new voice ups the self-deprecating memoir ante with tragicomic tales of her dysfunctional life in swampland Florida and Americaa€™s Big Easy A dive bar palm reader who calls herself the Disco Queen Taiwan; a slumlord with a penis-of-the-day LISTSERV; and Betty, the middle-aged Tales of the Cocktail volunteer who soils her pants on a party bus and is dealt with in the worst possible way. These are just a few of the unforgettable characters who populate Gwendolyn Knappa€™s hilarious and heartbreakinga€”yet ultimately upliftinga€”memoir debut, After a While You Just Get Used to It. Growing up in a dying breed of eccentric Florida crackers, Knapp thought she had it rougha€”what with her pack rat mother, Margie; her aunt Susie, who has fewer teeth than prison stays; and Margiea€™s bipolar boyfriend, John. But not long after Knapp moves to New Orleans, Margie packs up her House of Hoarders and follows along. As if Knapp werena€™t struggling enough to keep herself afloat, working odd jobs and trying to find love while suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, the thirty-year-old realizes that shea€™s never going to escape her familya€™s unendingly dysfunctional drama. Knapp honed her writing chops and distinctive Southern Gothica€“humor style writing short pieces and participating in the renowned reading series Literary Death Match. Now, like bestselling authors Jenny Lawson, Laurie Notaro, and Julie Klausner before her, Knapp bares her sad and twisted life for readers everywhere to enjoy.These are just a few of the unforgettable characters who populate Gwendolyn Knappa€™s hilarious and heartbreakinga€”yet ultimately upliftinga€”memoir debut, After a While You Just Get Used to It. Growing up in a dying breed of eccentric ...


Title:After a While You Just Get Used to It
Author: Gwendolyn Knapp
Publisher:Gotham Books - 2015-06-02
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