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Where am I now?: true stories of girlhood and accidental fame
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New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2016].
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Book
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259 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Glen Burnie Library - Nonfiction
921 WILSON
Severna Park Library - Nonfiction
921 WILSON
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""Growing up, I wanted to BE Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight."--Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City "Genuine and authentic, funny and heartbreaking, Where Am I Now? reminds you that no matter how unique your life is, some things bind us all together." --Jenny Lawson, author of Furiously Happy A former child actress best known for her starring roles in Matilda and Mrs. Doubtfire, Mara Wilson has always felt a little young and out of place: as the onlykid on a film set full of adults, the first daughter in a house full of boys, a Valley girl in New York and a neurotic in California, and a grown-up the world still remembers as a little girl. Tackling everything fromwhat she learned about sex on the set of Melrose Place, to discovering in adolescence that she was no longer "cute" enough for Hollywood, these essays chart her journey from accidental fame to relative (but happy) obscurity. They also illuminate universal struggles, like navigating love and loss, and figuring out who you are and where you belong. Honest, insightful, and hilarious, Where Am I Now? introduces Mara Wilson as a brilliant new chronicler of the experience that is growing up young and female"--

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780143128229, 0143128221

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""Growing up, I wanted to BE Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight."--Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City "Genuine and authentic, funny and heartbreaking, Where Am I Now? reminds you that no matter how unique your life is, some things bind us all together." --Jenny Lawson, author of Furiously Happy A former child actress best known for her starring roles in Matilda and Mrs. Doubtfire, Mara Wilson has always felt a little young and out of place: as the onlykid on a film set full of adults, the first daughter in a house full of boys, a Valley girl in New York and a neurotic in California, and a grown-up the world still remembers as a little girl. Tackling everything fromwhat she learned about sex on the set of Melrose Place, to discovering in adolescence that she was no longer "cute" enough for Hollywood, these essays chart her journey from accidental fame to relative (but happy) obscurity. They also illuminate universal struggles, like navigating love and loss, and figuring out who you are and where you belong. Honest, insightful, and hilarious, Where Am I Now? introduces Mara Wilson as a brilliant new chronicler of the experience that is growing up young and female"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wilson, M. (2016). Where am I now?: true stories of girlhood and accidental fame. New York, New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wilson, Mara. 2016. Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame. New York, New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wilson, Mara, Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame. New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wilson, Mara. Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame. New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2016. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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