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Adulthood for Beginners: All the Life Secrets Nobody Bothered to Tell You
     

Adulthood for Beginners: All the Life Secrets Nobody Bothered to Tell You

by Andy Boyle
 

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A smart, funny, and essential survival guide that you didn't know you needed. But you do.

 As any current or former 20-something knows, adult life can get a bit weird because no one tells you what to expect. Many of us spend a decade or more figuring out how the world works, hoping that by age 30 our friends are too old to remember what

Overview

A smart, funny, and essential survival guide that you didn't know you needed. But you do.

 As any current or former 20-something knows, adult life can get a bit weird because no one tells you what to expect. Many of us spend a decade or more figuring out how the world works, hoping that by age 30 our friends are too old to remember what happened.

Unfortunately, Andy Boyle does not have it all figured out. But the funny and useful advice and observations in this engaging book will help any newly minted adult get through the hard parts faster, guaranteed. (Note: not literally guaranteed.)

Topics include:

- Empathy, or why Nickelback fans are the best
- Making dates suck less
- What Would Tom Hanks Do?
- How not to be an asshole
- Should you get back together with your ex? (No)
- Resume Dos and OMG DO NOTs

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Darn funny…an advice book aimed at young people that might just do them some good while providing a laugh or two.”
--Associated Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780143130512
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/02/2017
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
734,675
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Andy Boyle is a writer, comedian and web developer. His work, including a viral piece about giving up drinking has been in Esquire, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, The St. Petersburg Times and The New York Times Regional Media Group, where his work was cited in the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News. When he's not teaching a class in digital storytelling at Columbia College Chicago or working on screenplays, he performs comedy wherever he can, usually in venues that shouldn't allow comedy. He lives in Chicago with his way-too-fluffy cat Tiberius.