Dear Girls

Dear Girls

Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living your Best Life

Book - 2019
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"In her hit Netflix comedy special Baby Cobra, an eight-month pregnant Ali Wong resonated so heavily that she became a popular Halloween costume. Wong told the world her remarkably unfiltered thoughts on marriage, sex, Asian culture, working women, and why you never see new mom comics on stage but you sure see plenty of new dads. The sharp insights and humor are even more personal in this completely original collection. She shares the wisdom she's learned from a life in comedy and reveals stories from her life off stage, including the brutal singles life in New York (i.e. the inevitable confrontation with erectile dysfunction), reconnecting with her roots (and drinking snake blood) in Vietnam, tales of being a wild child growing up in San Francisco, and parenting war stories. Though addressed to her daughters, Ali Wong's letters are absurdly funny, surprisingly moving, and enlightening (and disgusting) for all"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2019]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780525508830
Branch Call Number: 792.76028 WON 2019-10
Characteristics: xiii, 216 pages ; 22 cm


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OPL_KrisC Nov 13, 2019

Filled with hilarious stories from the comedian, Ali Wong. If you are a fan of her Netflix specials, then this is a must read and will keep you laughing throughout the whole book.

Nov 06, 2019

FANTASTIC. I love Ali Wong's stand up and Netflix specials as well as her movie. I loved her upbringing and honesty. As a first-generation immigrant, I can relate a lot. There's a difference between North American and European emigrant life than other places in the world. It is not easy to assimilate and if a person can, there is always someone that points the fact they are not the same as them and are not genuinely happy for their success. I love Ali Wong's rawness matter of fact and wide openness with her life and her experiences very unapologetically real and the exaggerations are great and sometimes relatable.

Nov 03, 2019

Yow! Read at your own peril.
However, I do like author allowing her spouse a chapter as counterpoint.

Oct 26, 2019

Written as a series of letters to her daughters, this book by comedian Ali Wong, who also worked on "Fresh Off the Boat," is a pretty funny, pretty vulgar look at parenthood, comedy, race, and many more things. If you like her, you'll like this.

debwalker Oct 10, 2019

Letters to her toddler daughters by actress, stand-up comedian, and writer Ali Wong. Laughing is allowed!

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Nov 03, 2019

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