The Resource Free to a good home, Catherine Deveny

Free to a good home, Catherine Deveny

Label
Free to a good home
Title
Free to a good home
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Deveny
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Swine Flu. Financial meltdown. It's been a bad year for pigs and pigs in suits. The only thing for it is a good dose of Catherine Deveny, who each week in the Age puts everything into perspective with her trademark iconoclastic wit. Free to a Good Home includes her thoughts on gifted children and breakfast television, sexy billboards and the bill of rights. She reflects on her youngest child's first day at school, and on how to be happy in hard times. Fearlessly funny and always provocative, Deveny is the perfect antidote to the modern world's ills. "Can anyone explain why I did this? I went to the chemist and bought this crap I put on my face to make me look younger. I put the jar on the counter. The chemist girl said, 'Is this stuff any good?' I said, 'Yeah.' She said, 'Really?' I said, 'I'm sixty.' Eyes like saucers, mouth agape, she gasped, 'OH MY GOD! Sixty! Toula! Fatima! Kelly! Come and check out this old lady. She's sixty!' So the other chemist girls scurried over and after a bit of oohing and aahing one said, 'Oh my God! Sixty? You look like you're forty-five!' I'm forty. Chemist girls, one. Smart-arse, zero
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
350590
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
Characteristic
sound
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deveny, Catherine
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian wit and humor
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Free to a good home, Catherine Deveny
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=BLI_023046&b2bSite=1545
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781921825576
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781921825576
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Free to a good home, Catherine Deveny
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=BLI_023046&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781921825576
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781921825576
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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