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This Really Isn't About You
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This Really Isn't About You (Paperback)

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`A most magnificent, beautifully written memoir' - Nina Stibbe



'Deft, witty and profound . . . had me turning the pages all night' - Jessie Burton



Jean Hannah Edelstein was looking for love on OKCupid the night she lost her father. She had recently moved back to America to be closer to her parents, leaving behind the good friends, bad dates and questionable career moves that defined her twenties. But six weeks after she arrived in New York, her father died of cancer - and six months after that she learnt she had inherited the gene that determined his fate.



Heartbreaking, hopeful and disarmingly funny, This Really Isn't About You is a book about finding your way in life, even when life has other plans.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: literaryBiographyMemoirsHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyCoping with personal problemsHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyGiving up smokingCoping with death & bereavement Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publication Date: 23/07/2019 ISBN-13: 9781509863815  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Born in the early eighties in New York to an American father and Scottish mother, Jean Hannah Edelstein is a London-based journalist with a signature style that combines New York sass and British wit. Since mid-2007 she has been writing in print and online for the Guardian, Observer, Independent, Independent on Sunday, New Statesman and Sunday Times, on topics ranging from sex to politics to literature. A former columnist for Arena and current contributing editor of Bad Idea magazine, Edelstein has also appeared as a commentator on BBC radio and television. She lives in Brooklyn.

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