I Was Told There’d Be Cake
I Was Told There'd Be Cake
by Sloane Crosley
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Sloane Crosley is at that age at which you’re old enough to realize that it’s not all about you but young enough to suspect that the majority of it must be. Fortunately for readers of I Was Told There’d Be Cake, her collection of essays, she’s also smart enough to know that if it’s going to be about her, it needs to be surprising, entertaining, and sometimes moving. If Crosley is going to use her life as a launching pad for discussing oft-considered issues like the boss from hell, the torment of being a bridesmaid, and the horrors of moving day in New York City, she had better be, for lack of a better phrase, a good hostess.
Crosley grew up in suburban Westchester, the daughter of a perfectly nice set of Jewish parents, about whom the worst that could be said is that they celebrated Christmas (or at least had a
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