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The Resource Truths from an unreliable witness : a memior, Fiona O'Loughlin with Alley Pascoe

Truths from an unreliable witness : a memior, Fiona O'Loughlin with Alley Pascoe

Label
Truths from an unreliable witness : a memior
Title
Truths from an unreliable witness
Title remainder
a memior
Statement of responsibility
Fiona O'Loughlin with Alley Pascoe
Title variation
Truths from an unreliable witness
Title variation remainder
finding laughter in the darkest of dark places
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a fiercely honest and wryly funny memoir from one of Australia's most loved comedians shows us that no matter how far down you get, there is always a way back. Fiona O'Loughlin was raised in the generation of children who were to be seen, but not heard ... unless there were guests in the house. Then she'd watch everyone, telling stories, making each other laugh. This was where she discovered the rhythm of stories and the lubrication that alcohol leant the telling. Years later, as a mum of five, Fiona would become one of Australia's most-loved comedians, performing gigs in New York, Montreal, Singapore, London, Toronto and Edinburgh. Fiona looked like she was living her dream - but she was hiding a secret in open sight, using alcoholism as material for her comedy and using comedy as an excuse for her alcoholism. Truths from an Unreliable Witness is a fiercely honest and wryly funny memoir of melancholy, love, marriage, the loss of love and marriage, homelessness, of hotel rooms strewn with empty mini-bar bottles of vodka, of waking from a two-week coma, of putrid drug dens and using a jungle to confront yourself. It is about hitting rock bottom and then realising you are only halfway down. Ultimately, it's about hanging on to your last straw of sanity and finding laughter in the darkest of times. You may want to sit down for this
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NJB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Loughlin, Fiona
Dewey number
792.76028092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pascoe, Alley
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Loughlin, Fiona
  • Comedians
Target audience
adult
Label
Truths from an unreliable witness : a memior, Fiona O'Loughlin with Alley Pascoe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
24162263
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780733645709
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
Truths from an unreliable witness : a memior, Fiona O'Loughlin with Alley Pascoe
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
24162263
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780733645709
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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