Each brief essay is a small window into Radish's personal beliefs, concerns, and hopes. The pieces are not chronological and they are not grouped by their personal or public focus either. They come from different times in her life and she acknowledges in the introduction that she was an entirely different person when she wrote some of them. The tone of the work as a whole is casual, as if the reader is a friend sitting on the couch chatting with Radish. Some of the writing is fairly philosophical and some of it can be overly descriptive. She does make constant reference to the size of her breasts (small) and to her status as a tough broad in many of the essays, the latter of which is better shown through her actions and the former of which is rarely illustrative. For a reader reading all of the essays in one sitting, this repetition stands out but for a more leisurely reader, it probably wouldn't register. Radish has had a front row seat at some pretty seminal events and it is interesting to read the very subjective feelings behind what had to have been objective reporting at the time.
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