Would you rather?

YA BIOG 306.76 Hea

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Would you rather? : a memoir of growing up and coming out

Heaney, Katie, author.

New York : Ballantine Books, [2018]

235 pages ; 21 cm.

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"When Katie Heaney published her first book of essays, chronicling her singledom up to age twenty-five, she was still waiting to meet the right guy. Three years later, a lot changed. For one thing, she met the right girl. Here, for the first time, Katie opens up about realizing at the age of twenty-eight that she is gay. In these poignant, funny essays, she wrestles with her shifting sexuality and identity, and describes what it was like coming out to everyone she knows (and everyone she doesn't). As she revisits her past, looking for any "clues" that might have predicted this outcome, Katie reveals that life doesn't always move directly from point A to point B--no matter how much we would like it to. In a warm and relatable voice, Katie tackles everything from the trials of dating in New York City to the growing pains of her first relationship, from obsessing over Harry Styles (because, actually, he does look a bit like a lesbian) to learning to accept herself all over again. Exploring love and sexuality with her neurotic wit and endearing intimacy, Katie Heaney shares the message that it's never too late to find love-or yourself."--Page [4] of cover.

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ISBN:

978-0-399-18095-8 paperback

ISBN:

978-0-399-18095-8 paperback

Author:

Heaney, Katie, author.

Title:

Would you rather? : a memoir of growing up and coming out / Katie Heaney.

Physical:

235 pages ; 21 cm.

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Summary:

"When Katie Heaney published her first book of essays, chronicling her singledom up to age twenty-five, she was still waiting to meet the right guy. Three years later, a lot changed. For one thing, she met the right girl. Here, for the first time, Katie opens up about realizing at the age of twenty-eight that she is gay. In these poignant, funny essays, she wrestles with her shifting sexuality and identity, and describes what it was like coming out to everyone she knows (and everyone she doesn't). As she revisits her past, looking for any "clues" that might have predicted this outcome, Katie reveals that life doesn't always move directly from point A to point B--no matter how much we would like it to. In a warm and relatable voice, Katie tackles everything from the trials of dating in New York City to the growing pains of her first relationship, from obsessing over Harry Styles (because, actually, he does look a bit like a lesbian) to learning to accept herself all over again. Exploring love and sexuality with her neurotic wit and endearing intimacy, Katie Heaney shares the message that it's never too late to find love-or yourself."--Page [4] of cover.

Subject:

Heaney, Katie.

Subject:

Lesbians--United States--Biography.

Subject:

Lesbians--Identity.

Subject:

Coming out (Sexual orientation)--United States.

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