On My Knees: A Memoir by Periel AschenbrandOn My Knees: A Memoir by Periel Aschenbrand

On My Knees: A Memoir

byPeriel Aschenbrand

Paperback | June 18, 2013

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On My Knees is Periel Aschenbrand’s seriously funny follow-up to her debut memoir The Only Bush I Trust Is My Own.

At the beginning of On My Knees, we find Periel chain-smoking her days away on a plastic-covered couch, watching reruns of Law & Order while she squats in her deceased grandmother’s apartment and adjusts to being alone for the first time in a decade. So begins a Dante-esque journey through the many rings of single-girl hell that includes crazy one-night stands; an unhealthy attachment to a dental hygienist; a run-in with Philip Roth; and, in the end, a trip to Israel and an encounter with a man who just might be the one.

Hysterical and heartfelt, On My Knees traces Periel’s riotous attempt to rebuild her life, her relationships, and her trademark confidence.

Periel Aschenbrandis the author of the critically acclaimed bookThe Only Bush I Trust Is My Own. Heralded as a "provocateur" by theNew York Timesand "feisty, foxy, and smart" byPapermagazine, Aschenbrand has become a true modern-day voice for her generation. She lives in New York City.
Title:On My Knees: A MemoirFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.47 inPublished:June 18, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062026895

ISBN - 13:9780062026897


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love her! Really enjoyed reading her journey. So funny!
Date published: 2018-01-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy, summer read Entertaining and a quick read. I enjoyed the beginning and end but really didnt like the friend since it was a bit too much like the show Girls and I really dont like the show so im surprised I read this book! Glad I did!
Date published: 2014-07-19

Editorial Reviews

Brave, smart, sexy, and sharp, Aschenbrand is an expert at writing her life as a tantalizing striptease