The Resource Crush : writers reflect on love, longing and the power of their first celebrity crush, [edited by] Cathy Alter, Dave Singleton., (ebook)

Crush : writers reflect on love, longing and the power of their first celebrity crush, [edited by] Cathy Alter, Dave Singleton., (ebook)

Label
Crush : writers reflect on love, longing and the power of their first celebrity crush
Title
Crush
Title remainder
writers reflect on love, longing and the power of their first celebrity crush
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Cathy Alter, Dave Singleton.
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A star-studded collection of essays from acclaimed and bestselling authors and celebrities that illuminates the lasting power of desire and longing, and celebrates our initiation into the euphoria, pain, and mystery that is our first celebrity crush. You never forget your first crush . . . CRUSH brings together stories of heartbreak, humiliation, and hilarity from a roster of popular luminaries, including James Franco, Carrie Fisher, Stephen King, Roxane Gay, Jodi Picoult, Emily Gould, and Hanna Rosin, who share intimate memories of that first intense taste of love. Here are funny, whimsical, sometimes cringe-worthy tales of falling head over heels for River Phoenix, Mary Tyler Moore, Howard Cosell, Jared Leto, and a host of other pop culture icons. A few contributors channeled their devotion into obsessively writing embarrassing fan letters. Some taped pics in school lockers. Others decorated their bedroom walls with posters. For tweenaged Karin Tanabe, it was discovering bad boy Andy Garcia-playing the gun-loving mobster Vincent Corleone in The Godfather III. Barbara Graham unsuccessfully staked out an apartment on Park Avenue for a glimpse of her blue-eyed soulmate, Paul Newman. There was only one puppy for six-year-old Jodi Picoult-Donny Osmond-while Jamie Brisick's pre-teen addiction was Speed Racer. Swoon-worthy and unforgettable, the essays in CRUSH will leave you laughing, make you cry, and keep you enthralled-just like your first celebrity crush
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
152.41
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Infatuation
  • Celebrities
  • First loves
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Crush : writers reflect on love, longing and the power of their first celebrity crush, [edited by] Cathy Alter, Dave Singleton., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062399571
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12349152
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12349152
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Crush : writers reflect on love, longing and the power of their first celebrity crush, [edited by] Cathy Alter, Dave Singleton., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062399571
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12349152
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12349152
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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