I Kid You Not

Lesley Crewe

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ISBN: 9781774710722

I Kid You Not

Chronicles of an Ordinary Family

  Author:   Lesley Crewe    
  Publisher:   Publishing Limited

Bestselling author of The Spoon Stealer brings more of her sharp Cape Breton wit to the follow-up non-fiction collection to Leacock – longlisted Are You Kidding Me?!

I Kid You Not! is a follow-up to bestselling author Lesley Crewe’s first hit column-and-essay collection, Are You Kidding Me?! Here Lesley is hilarious and insightful as ever, giving us her take on everything from hockey to wildlife to the ache of missing our ancestors in ninety essays.
She shares details of her proposal for the Mere Mortal Awards (Best Director goes to the “poor, long-suffering volunteer who organizes the parking lot at the Legion during the annual county fair”), whether she’s used the pandemic as an opportunity to write more (“Piss off and leave me alone. I have a family-sized bag of M&M’s to finish”), and what it’s like to live with anxiety (“I?d much rather say I have the collywobbles or jim-jams.”)
Threaded throughout the book is the thrum of delight and deep love Lesley feels at becoming a grandmother to “baby blueberry” in early 2020.
Lesley’s columns have brought joy to readers for decades — I Kid You Not! will ensure that joy sustains for decades to come.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781774710722
Item NB1592
Publisher Publishing Limited
Publisher Publishing Limited
Published on August 23 2021
Language eng
Pages 264
Format Paperback
Dimensions6(in) x 9.25(in)
Shipping weight412(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Lesley Crewe is the author of several novels, including Mary, Mary, Amazing Grace, Chloe Sparrow, Kin, and Relative Happiness, which has been adapted into a feature film. Previously a columnist and freelance writer, Lesley lives in Homeville, Nova Scotia. Visit her at lesleycrewe.com.