The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance (Paperback)

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    ELNA BAKER is a Mormon stand-up comedian and writer. She has performed in many of New York City’s hottest venues, including Caroline’s and the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre, as well as on NPR’s This American Life, and received grants for her work from Yaddo and Breadloaf. Baker lives in New York City.
    "A wickedly funny debut. Baker is both self-absorbed and generous, whip-smart and naive; she apologizes for none of it."

    It's lonely being a Mormon in New York City. Every year, Elna Baker attends the New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance. This year, her Queen Bee costume (which involves a funnel stinger stuck to her butt) isn't attracting the attention she'd anticipated. So once again, Elna finds herself alone, standing at the punch bowl, stocking up on Oreos, a virgin in a room full of thirty-year-old virgins doing the Funky Chicken. But loneliness is nothing compared to what Elna feels when she loses eighty pounds, finds herself suddenly beautiful...and in love with an atheist.

    Brazenly honest, The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance is Elna Baker's hilarious and heartfelt chronicle of her attempt to find love in a city full of strangers and see if she can steer clear of temptation and just get by on God.

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    ISBN 9780452296497
    Format Paperback
    Pages 276
    Publisher Date 2010-09-28 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Plume
    Copyright Year 2010
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.55 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Baker, Elna
    Country of Origin United States

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