Wise Up: Irreverent Enlightenment from a Mother Who's Been Through It (Hardcover)

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In Wise Up, Karen Duffy shares wryly funny and heartwarming lessons on life, motherhood, and python attacks 

From becoming an iconic MTV VJ to starring in Dumb and Dumber to being diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, Karen Duffy has been through a lot. But it was only when she became a mother that she realized she had some pretty solid life lessons to pass down. In her new book, she offers advice on building a friend group that is weasel free, finding the love of your life, and determining how much to tip the waiter (as with everything—be generous!). With dry humor and maternal warmth, she shows how we all can learn from unexpected philosophers, even from Bulgarian dancing bears. 

There are times in life when we should turn to the wisdom of great thinkers. And there are times when you need the kind of enlightenment that only a former Coney Island Mermaid Queen can give. Wise Up offers wisecracks—and some profound insights—in a unique book of parental inspiration.    

About the Author

Karen Duffy is the New York Times bestselling author of Model Patient. She is a producer, actress, and former MTV VJ. She has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and O, The Oprah Magazine. She lives in New York. 

Product Details
ISBN: 9781541620476
ISBN-10: 154162047X
Publisher: Seal Press
Publication Date: April 12th, 2022
Pages: 288
Language: English