9781594483066

I Was Told There'd Be Cake: Essays

Crosley, Sloane

ISBN 10: 159448306X / 1-59448-306-X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Publisher: Riverhead Trade
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews for this title:
Synopsis:
Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays from Sloane Crosley is a celebration of fallibility and haplessness in all their glory.

From despoiling an exhibit at the Natural History Museum to provoking the ire of her first boss to siccing the cops on her mysterious neighbor, Crosley can do no right despite the best of intentions -- or perhaps because of them. Together, these essays create a startlingly funny and revealing portrait of a complex and utterly recognizable character who aims for the stars but hits the ceiling, and the inimitable city that has helped shape who she is. I Was Told There'd Be Cake introduces a strikingly original voice, chronicling the struggles and unexpected beauty of modern urban life.

Sloane Crosley is also the author of How Did You Get This Number.
 

Editorial reviews may belong to another edition of this title.
 

I Was Told There'd Be Cake: Essays: Search Results

1.

Crosley, Sloane
ISBN 10: 159448306X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Bookseller: Paperbackshop-US (Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: RIVERHEAD, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VP-9781594483066

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 8.29
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
2.

Crosley, Sloane
ISBN 10: 159448306X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Bookseller: Kings Ridge Media (Appleton, WI, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Riverhead Trade, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Item. Item delivered via UPS in 7-9 business days. Tracking available by request. Bookseller Inventory # CCK-18181

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.54
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
3.

Crosley, Sloane
ISBN 10: 159448306X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Bookseller: INDOO (Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Penguin Putnam. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 159448306X

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.30
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
4.

Crosley, Sloane
ISBN 10: 159448306X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Bookseller: The Book Depository US (Gloucester, ., United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 201 x 130 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays from Sloane Crosley is a celebration of fallibility and haplessness in all their glory. From despoiling an exhibit at the Natural History Museum to provoking the ire of her first boss to siccing the cops on her mysterious neighbor, Crosley can do no right despite the best of intentions -- or perhaps because of them. Together, these essays create a startlingly funny and revealing portrait of a complex and utterly recognizable character who aims for the stars but hits the ceiling, and the inimitable city that has helped shape who she is. I Was Told There d Be Cake introduces a strikingly original voice, chronicling the struggles and unexpected beauty of modern urban life. Sloane Crosley is also the author of How Did You Get This Number. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9781594483066

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 12.89
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
5.

Crosley, Sloane
ISBN 10: 159448306X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Bookseller: Book Deals (Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 3-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Riverhead Trade, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays is a celebration of fallibility and haplessness in all their glory. Crosby's strikingly original voice chronicles the struggles and unexpected beauty of modern urban life. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_159448306X

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 13.93
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
6.

Crosley, Sloane
ISBN 10: 159448306X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Bookseller: BargainBookStores (Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 3

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 466080

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.96
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
7.

Crosley, Sloane
ISBN 10: 159448306X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Bookseller: The Book Depository (Gloucester, UK, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 201 x 130 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays from Sloane Crosley is a celebration of fallibility and haplessness in all their glory. From despoiling an exhibit at the Natural History Museum to provoking the ire of her first boss to siccing the cops on her mysterious neighbor, Crosley can do no right despite the best of intentions -- or perhaps because of them. Together, these essays create a startlingly funny and revealing portrait of a complex and utterly recognizable character who aims for the stars but hits the ceiling, and the inimitable city that has helped shape who she is. I Was Told There d Be Cake introduces a strikingly original voice, chronicling the struggles and unexpected beauty of modern urban life. Sloane Crosley is also the author of How Did You Get This Number. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9781594483066

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 14.61
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
8.

Crosley, Sloane
ISBN 10: 159448306X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Bookseller: Castle Rock (Amherst, NS, Canada)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New * All orders are processed and shipped from Las Vegas, NV USA *. Bookseller Inventory # 97815944830661.0

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 10.75
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
From Canada to U.S.A.
9.

Crosley, Sloane
ISBN 10: 159448306X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Bookseller: Movie Mars (Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 7

Book Description: Riverhead Trade. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 159448306X A debut compilation of literary essays offers a revealing and humorous look at human fallibility and the vagaries of modern urban life as the author details the despoiling of an exhibit at the Natural History Museum, the provocation of her first boss, siccing the cops on her mysterious neighbor, and other offbeat situations. Original. Bookseller Inventory # 4259374

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 10.99
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
10.

Crosley, Sloane
ISBN 10: 159448306X
ISBN 13: 9781594483066
Bookseller: Grand Eagle Retail (Romulus, MI, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. 131mm x 16mm x 202mm. Paperback. Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays is a celebration of fallibility and haplessness in all their glory. From despoiling an exhibit at the Natur.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 230 pages. 0.191. Bookseller Inventory # 9781594483066

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 16.47
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book