In Emmy Award-winning writer and producer Jessi Klein's second collection, she hilariously explodes the cultural myths and impossible expectations around motherhood and explores the humiliations, poignancies, and possibilities of midlife. Klein explores this stage of life in all its cruel ironies, joyous moments, and bittersweetness.
"As both a tomboy and a late bloomer, comedian Jessi Klein grew up feeling more like an outsider than a participant in the rites of modern femininity. In [this book], Klein offers--through [a] collection of real-life stories--a ... take on a variety of topics she has experienced along her strange journey to womanhood and beyond. These include her 'transformation from Pippi Longstocking-esque tomboy to are-you-a-lesbian-or-what tom man,' attempting...