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The Accidental Millionaire: How to Succeed in Life Without Really Trying

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The Accidental Millionaire is the memoir of Gary Fong, would-be slacker who revolutionized wedding photography, inventor of popular photography aids, entrepreneur, contrarian, bon vivant and a man who really, really didnt want to become a doctor. A first-generation Chinese-American, Gary was raised in one of Los Angeles least-desirable neighborhoods and was forced to deal—in his own quirky and often very funny way—with the burdens of poverty, crime and his parents relentless aspirations. These issues almost overwhelmed him until he had a dramatic epiphany. Spotting a bumper sticker that read “Since I gave up hope, I feel much better,” Gary promptly did just that.

He stopped trying and started succeeding. At turns hilarious, insightful and instructive, The Accidental Millionaire is Horatio Alger-meets-David Sedaris. Turning the traditional self-help principles upside down, The Accidental Millionaire disdains the goal-oriented approaches of traditional self-help philosophies. Sometimes not knowing where you are going is the best possible way to get there.

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School_in_the_park, January 2, 2011 (view all comments by School_in_the_park)
Brilliant, insightful and funny! Put yourself out there...you never know where the path will lead you and you find what you are really able to accomplish in this life!
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9781933771915
Author:
Fong, Gary
Publisher:
Benbella Books
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Personal Memoirs
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Personal Growth - Success
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Biography - General
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20091031
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272
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9 x 6 in 11.5 lb

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