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andlt;bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Now in paperback, the funny, sad, and heartwarming memoir by Adam Nimoyand#8212;who bounces back after suffering through severe drug addiction, multiple career changes, and a devastating divorce. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Augusten Burroughs meets Don Rickles meets Larry David in this riveting chronicle by the son of Spock that includes a thirty-year battle with drug addiction, three career changes, one divorce, a major mid-life crisis, and countless AA meetings. In this frankly humble and hilarious anti-memoir, Adam Nimoy shares the incredibly wonderful, miserable truth about life as a newly divorced father, a forty-something on the L.A. dating scene, a recovering user, and a former lawyer turned director turned substitute teacher...in search of his true self. And, most importantly, he shares the wonderful, miserable truth about growing up the son of a pop culture icon. Heand#8217;s been rushed by crazed Star Trek fans at a carnival, propositioned by his fatherand#8217;s leading ladies, promised by his own teenage daughter that she never wants to see him again, and fired by famous television producers for his temper. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In a city and amidst an industry where appearing perfect is a way of life, Adam Nimoy doesnand#8217;t mince words, and andlt;iandgt;My Incredibly Wonderful, Miserable Life andlt;/iandgt;is his cautionary, startlingly honest, and very funny tale. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/bandgt;

Synopsis:

Live long and prosper? Ha.

Last week, Adam Nimoy woke up in his beautiful house with his wife and kids in West Los Angeles. Today, he's waking up in a sleeping bag on an air mattress in a two-bedroom apartment with no furniture thinking, "How the hell did I get here?"

A thirty-year battle with drug addiction, three career changes, one divorce, a major mid-life crisis, and countless AA meetings later, he tells his cautionary — and very funny — tale.

In this frankly humble and hilarious anti-memoir, Adam Nimoy shares the incredibly wonderful, miserable truth about life as a newly divorced father, a forty-something on the L.A. dating scene, a recovering user, and a former lawyer turned director turned substitute teacher...in search of his true self. And, oh yeah, the wonderful, miserable truth about growing up the son of a pop culture icon.

In a city where appearing perfect is a way of life, Adam Nimoy doesn't mince words. He's been rushed by crazed Star Trek fans at a carnival, propositioned by his father's leading ladies, promised by his own teenage daughter that she never wants to see him again, and fired by famous television producers for his temper.

Wonderful? Sometimes.
Miserable? Occasionally.
Survivable? Stay tuned...

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Adam Nimoy andlt;/bandgt;is an instructor at the New York Film Academy. He lives in Santa Monica, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781439125465
Author:
Nimoy, Adam
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - General
Subject:
Specific Groups - General
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
photos throughout
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.31 in 9.275 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,

Live long and prosper? Ha.

Last week, Adam Nimoy woke up in his beautiful house with his wife and kids in West Los Angeles. Today, he's waking up in a sleeping bag on an air mattress in a two-bedroom apartment with no furniture thinking, "How the hell did I get here?"

A thirty-year battle with drug addiction, three career changes, one divorce, a major mid-life crisis, and countless AA meetings later, he tells his cautionary — and very funny — tale.

In this frankly humble and hilarious anti-memoir, Adam Nimoy shares the incredibly wonderful, miserable truth about life as a newly divorced father, a forty-something on the L.A. dating scene, a recovering user, and a former lawyer turned director turned substitute teacher...in search of his true self. And, oh yeah, the wonderful, miserable truth about growing up the son of a pop culture icon.

In a city where appearing perfect is a way of life, Adam Nimoy doesn't mince words. He's been rushed by crazed Star Trek fans at a carnival, propositioned by his father's leading ladies, promised by his own teenage daughter that she never wants to see him again, and fired by famous television producers for his temper.

Wonderful? Sometimes.
Miserable? Occasionally.
Survivable? Stay tuned...

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