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The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance: A Memoir
The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance A Memoir Author:Elna Baker Writer, actress, and gorgeous stand up comedian: Introducing the Mormon Tina Fey — It's lonely being a Mormon in New York City. So once again, Elna Baker attends the New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance-a virgin in a room full of virgins doing the Macarena. Her Queen Bee costume, which involves a black funnel stuck to her butt ... more »for a stinger, isn't attracting the attention she'd anticipated. So once again, Elna is alone at the punch bowl, stocking up on generic Oreos, exactly where you'd expect to find a single Mormon who's 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 Dance is the memoir of a girl who distresses her family when she chooses NYU over BYU. A girl who's 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 including selling creepy, overpriced dolls to petulant children at FAO Schwarz and dressing a head wound with a maxi pad while on a date.« less
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Loved this book and as I'm not Mormon you don't have to be Mormon to love it. Very funny and a great combination of history, drama, and love. Great memoir and I want more, I want to keep reading about her life and hope she writes another book in 5-10 years.