The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween DanceBook - 2009
Writer, actress, and gorgeous stand up comedian: Introducing the Mormon Tina Fey Its lonely being a Mormon in New York City. So once again, Elna Baker attends the New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dancea virgin in a room full of virgins doing the Macarena. Her Queen Bee costume, which involves a black funnel stuck to her butt for a stinger, isnt attracting the attention shed anticipated. So once again, Elna is alone at the punch bowl, stocking up on generic Oreos, exactly where youd expect to find a single Mormon whos also a Big Girl. But loneliness is nothing compared to what happens when she loses eighty pounds. . . . and falls in love with an atheist. The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Danceis the memoir of a girl who distresses her family when she chooses NYU over BYU. A girl whos cultivating an oxymoronic identity as a bold, educated, modern, funny, proper, abstinent, religious stand-up comic, equal parts wholesome and hot. As Elna test-drives her identity, she finds herself in the strangest scenarios: selling creepy, overpriced dolls to petulant children at FAO Schwarz; making out with Joaquin Phoenixs chef in Ben Afflecks apartment; and dressing a head wound with a maxi pad while on a date.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c2009.
Characteristics: p. cm.