I'm glad my mom died
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New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2022.
Format
Book
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
ISBN
9781982185824, 1982185821
Physical Desc
x, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Status
Le Sueur Public Library - Adult Nonfiction
921 McCurdy
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Waterville Public Library - New Adult Nonfiction
921 McCurdy
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Published
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2022.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781982185824, 1982185821

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"Jennette McCurdy was six years old when she had her first acting audition. Her mothers dream was for her only daughter to become a star, and Jennette would do anything to make her mother happy. So she went along with what Mom called 'calorie restriction,' eating little and weighing herself five times a day. She endured extensive at-home makeovers while Mom chided,'{28}Your eyelashes are invisible, okay? You think Dakota Fanning doesnt tint hers?' She was even showered by Mom until age sixteen while sharing her diaries, email, and all her income. In Im Glad My Mom Died, Jennette recounts all this in unflinching detail--just as she chronicles what happens when the dream finally comes true. Cast in a new Nickelodeon series called iCarly, she is thrust into fame. Though Mom is ecstatic, emailing fan club moderators and getting on a first-name basis with the paparazzi ('Hi Gale!'), Jennette is riddled with anxiety, shame, and self-loathing, which manifest into eating disorders, addiction, and a series of unhealthy relationships. These issues only get worse when, soon after taking the lead in the iCarly spinoff Sam & Cat alongside Ariana Grande, her mother dies of cancer. Finally, after discovering therapy and quitting acting, Jennette embarks on recovery and decides for the first time in her life what she really wants" --,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McCurdy, J. (2022). I'm glad my mom died (First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.). Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McCurdy, Jennette, 1992-. 2022. I'm Glad My Mom Died. Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McCurdy, Jennette, 1992-. I'm Glad My Mom Died Simon & Schuster, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McCurdy, Jennette. I'm Glad My Mom Died First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition., Simon & Schuster, 2022.

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