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Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog (2019 original; edició 2020)

de Dave Barry (Autor)

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"Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy. Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog, Lucy, to learn how to live his best life. From "Make New Friends" (an unfortunate fail when he can't overcome his dislike for mankind) to "Don't Stop Having Fun" (validating his longtime membership in a marching unit that performs in parades--and even Obama's inauguration), Dave navigates his later years with good humor and grace. Lucy teaches Dave how to live in the present, how to let go of daily grievances, and how to feel good in your own skin. The lessons are drawn from Dave's routine humiliations and stream-of-consciousness accounts of the absurdities of daily life, which will leave you heaving with laughter and recognition. Laugh-out-loud hilarious, whether he's trying to "Pay Attention to the People You Love" (even when your brain is not listening) or deciding to "Let Go of Your Anger," Dave Barry's Lessons From Lucy is a witty and wise guide to joyous living"--"A bestselling humorist shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his dog, Lucy"--… (més)
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Títol:Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog
Autors:Dave Barry (Autor)
Informació:Simon & Schuster (2020), Edition: Reprint, 240 pages
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Valoració:****1/2
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The lessons are profound. Yet, they are presented in typical Dave Barry fashion. A fun and helpful book to read. ( )
  sunnydrk | Jan 22, 2021 |
As Dave Barry turns seventy—not happily—he realizes that his dog, Lucy, is dealing with old age far better than he is. She has more friends, fewer worries, and way more fun. So Dave decides to figure out how Lucy manages to stay so happy, to see if he can make his own life happier by doing the things she does (except for drinking from the toilet). He reconnects with old friends and tries to make new ones—which turns out to be a struggle, because Lucy likes people a lot more than he does. And he gets back in touch with two ridiculous but fun groups from his past: the Lawn Rangers, a group of guys who march in parades pushing lawnmowers and twirling brooms (alcohol is involved), and the Rock Bottom Remainders, the world’s oldest and least-talented all-author band. With each new lesson, Dave riffs hilariously on dogs, people, and life in general, while also pondering Deep Questions, such as when it’s okay to lie. (Answer: when scallops are involved.) ( )
  jepeters333 | Dec 1, 2020 |
Funny, and surprisingly moving. ( )
  ReneeGKC | Jan 4, 2020 |
Nice short book: funny and with some great life lessons. ( )
  Guide2 | Oct 31, 2019 |
it was a fun, easy read book about life lessons you can learn from an old dog. As a self-help book it was OK. As a comedy book it was OK. But if you are a dog lover and love an old dog you will appreciate much of what is said. Not earth shattering but fun. ( )
  KamGeb | Sep 3, 2019 |
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"Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy. Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog, Lucy, to learn how to live his best life. From "Make New Friends" (an unfortunate fail when he can't overcome his dislike for mankind) to "Don't Stop Having Fun" (validating his longtime membership in a marching unit that performs in parades--and even Obama's inauguration), Dave navigates his later years with good humor and grace. Lucy teaches Dave how to live in the present, how to let go of daily grievances, and how to feel good in your own skin. The lessons are drawn from Dave's routine humiliations and stream-of-consciousness accounts of the absurdities of daily life, which will leave you heaving with laughter and recognition. Laugh-out-loud hilarious, whether he's trying to "Pay Attention to the People You Love" (even when your brain is not listening) or deciding to "Let Go of Your Anger," Dave Barry's Lessons From Lucy is a witty and wise guide to joyous living"--"A bestselling humorist shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his dog, Lucy"--

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