Don't Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life

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Beasley, Sandra
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ISBN 10: 0307588122 ISBN 13: 9780307588128
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Beasley, Sandra
Editorial: Broadway Books 2012-04-03 (2012)
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Descripción Broadway Books 2012-04-03, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. 0307588122. Nº de ref. de la librería Z0307588122ZN

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Editorial: Broadway Books (2012)
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Descripción Broadway Books, 2012. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Beasley shares surprisingly delightful stories. Prevention "This information- and anecdote-filled book will be a welcome antidote to the worries and fears endured by families with food allergies."- Booklist Intelligent and witty&enthralling&thoughtful and well-written. - Publishers Weekly "Award winner Beasley (e.g., Barnard Women Poets) offers a cultural study of living the allergic life. - Library Journal Fascinating&humane and informative. -Kirkus Reviews "For readers who suffer from allergies, or care for someone who does, for parents who wonder why they can no longer send their child to school with the American staple, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, or for anyone curious about how Sandra Beasley handles a lifelong challenge successfully, this book is for you. Winning, wise and humorous, you'll think twice when someone says, Pass the peanuts. -Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of Don't Sing at the Table Sandra Beasleys memoir-so bright and lucid and compelling, so intelligent and affecting-is even more than a gripping tale of living with numerous, potentially deadly allergies. Brilliantly combining her personal narrative with medical research and cultural analyses, Beasleys memoir is ultimately an exploration of how we negotiate our vulnerable, permeable selves in a world that is filled equally with joy and harm. -Richard McCann, author of Mother of Sorrows " Dont Kill the Birthday Girl is much more than a compelling examination of food allergies-its a meditation on human fragility. Sandra Beasley has made visible the potential hazards of what so many of us take for granted and moves away from the bodys rejection of allergens into the story of what it means to live and love. In sparkling prose, Beasley has written a memoir that becomes a remarkable m lange-undeniably informative, and a real pleasure-both hip and wickedly smart." -Alex Lemon, author of Happy: A Memoir and Fancy Beasts Sandra Beasley's book is both hilarious and moving. It's about what it's like to live in fear of hidden parmesan, but it's also about teenage rebellion, romance and George Washington Carver. Recommended for everyone, no matter what their immune system is like. -A.J. Jacobs, author of My Life as an Experiment and The Year of Living Biblically From the Hardcover edition. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0307588122

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Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97803075881280000000

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Descripción Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc), United States, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. 201 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A beautifully written and darkly funny journey through the world of the allergic. Like twelve million other Americans, Sandra Beasley suffers from food allergies. Her allergies severe and lifelong include dairy, egg, soy, beef, shrimp, pine nuts, cucumbers, cantaloupe, honeydew, mango, macadamias, pistachios, cashews, swordfish, and mustard. Add to that mold, dust, grass and tree pollen, cigarette smoke, dogs, rabbits, horses, and wool, and it s no wonder Sandra felt she had to live her life as Allergy Girl. When butter is deadly and eggs can make your throat swell shut, cupcakes and other treats of childhood are out of the question and so Sandra s mother used to warn guests against a toxic, frosting-tinged kiss with Don t kill the birthday girl! It may seem that such a person is not really designed to survive, as one blunt nutritionist declared while visiting Sandra s fourth-grade class. But Sandra has not only survived, she s thrived now an essayist, editor, and award-winning poet, she has learned to navigate a world in which danger can lurk in an unassuming corn chip. Don t Kill the Birthday Girl is her story. With candor, wit, and a journalist s curiosity, Sandra draws on her own experiences while covering the scientific, cultural, and sociological terrain of allergies. She explains exactly what an allergy is, describes surviving a family reunion in heart-of-Texas beef country with her vegetarian sister, delves into how being allergic has affected her romantic relationships, exposes the dark side of Benadryl, explains how parents can work with schools to protect their allergic children, and details how people with allergies should advocate for themselves in a restaurant. A compelling mix of memoir, cultural history, and science, Don t Kill the Birthday Girl is mandatory reading for the millions of families navigating the world of allergies and a not-to-be-missed literary treat for the rest of us. From the Hardcover edition. Nº de ref. de la librería AAS9780307588128

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Descripción Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc), United States, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. 201 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A beautifully written and darkly funny journey through the world of the allergic. Like twelve million other Americans, Sandra Beasley suffers from food allergies. Her allergies severe and lifelong include dairy, egg, soy, beef, shrimp, pine nuts, cucumbers, cantaloupe, honeydew, mango, macadamias, pistachios, cashews, swordfish, and mustard. Add to that mold, dust, grass and tree pollen, cigarette smoke, dogs, rabbits, horses, and wool, and it s no wonder Sandra felt she had to live her life as Allergy Girl. When butter is deadly and eggs can make your throat swell shut, cupcakes and other treats of childhood are out of the question and so Sandra s mother used to warn guests against a toxic, frosting-tinged kiss with Don t kill the birthday girl! It may seem that such a person is not really designed to survive, as one blunt nutritionist declared while visiting Sandra s fourth-grade class. But Sandra has not only survived, she s thrived now an essayist, editor, and award-winning poet, she has learned to navigate a world in which danger can lurk in an unassuming corn chip. Don t Kill the Birthday Girl is her story. With candor, wit, and a journalist s curiosity, Sandra draws on her own experiences while covering the scientific, cultural, and sociological terrain of allergies. She explains exactly what an allergy is, describes surviving a family reunion in heart-of-Texas beef country with her vegetarian sister, delves into how being allergic has affected her romantic relationships, exposes the dark side of Benadryl, explains how parents can work with schools to protect their allergic children, and details how people with allergies should advocate for themselves in a restaurant. A compelling mix of memoir, cultural history, and science, Don t Kill the Birthday Girl is mandatory reading for the millions of families navigating the world of allergies and a not-to-be-missed literary treat for the rest of us. From the Hardcover edition. Nº de ref. de la librería AAS9780307588128

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