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Treehab : tales from my natural, wild life

Author: Bob Smith
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Living out.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this bitingly funny and often surprising memoir, award-winning author and groundbreaking comedian Bob Smith offers a meditation on the vitality of the natural world - and an intimate portrait of his own darkly humorous and profoundly authentic response to a life-changing illness. In Treehab - named after a retreat cabin in rural Ontario - Smith muses how he has "always sought the path less traveled." He rebuffs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Bob Smith; Bob Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Smith
ISBN: 9780299310509 0299310507
OCLC Number: 946987563
Description: vii, 193 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Treehab --
My stone age --
Coffee point --
Nature boys --
Homer and Yukon Island --
Finding an arrowhead --
Walking my dog through the valley of the shadow of death is a nice way to start the day --
Juneau --
My call of the wild --
Silence=death: the education of a comedian --
WWJD: what would Jackie do? --
At Walden Pond with Henry.
Series Title: Living out.
Responsibility: Bob Smith.

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In these moving, often surprising essays, award-winning author and comedian Bob Smith writes about facing life with ALS, his rich, funny experience of fatherhood before and after his diagnosis, and  Read more...

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"To say that Bob Smith can make a hilarious one-liner out of everything from imminent ecological catastrophe to his own struggles with ALS is to emphasize only one aspect of the beautiful and Read more...

 
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