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The yellow world : how fighting for my life taught me how to live

Author: Albert Espinosa
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In The Yellow World Espinosa tackles the subjects of life, death and love with wry humor and sharp insight, relating the discoveries he made during his 10-year battle with cancer as a teenager in a narrative that is both funny and touching"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Albert Espinosa; Albert Espinosa; Albert Espinosa; Albert Espinosa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Espinosa
ISBN: 9780345538123 0345538129
OCLC Number: 885224498
Notes: This translation originally published: United Kingdom : Particular Books, 2012.
"First published in Spain as El Mundo Amarillo by Random House Mondadori, S.A., 2008"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 153 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: [1] Beginning ... --
The Yellow World --
Where Were You Born? --
What Is the Yellow World? --
[2] Carrying On ... --
List of Discoveries to Make Your World Yellow --
1. Losses are positive --
2. The word pain doesn't exist --
3. The energy that appears after thirty minutes is what you need to solve a problem --
4. Ask five good questions every day --
5. Show me how you walk and I'll show you how to laugh --
6. When you are sick, they keep tabs on your life, a medical record. When you are well, you should do the same: keep a life record --
7. There are seven tricks to being happy --
8. What you hide the most reveals the most about you --
9. Put your lips together and blow --
10. Don't be afraid of being the person you have become --
11. Find what you like looking at, then look at it --
12. Start counting at six --
13. The search for the south and the north --
14. Listen to yourself when you're angry --
15. Positive wanking --
16. The difficult thing isn't accepting how you are, but how everyone else is --
17. The power of contrasts --
18. Hibernate for twenty minutes --
19. Look for your hospital roommates outside the hospital --
20. Do you want to share an REM with me? --
21. The power of the first time --
22. A way never to get angry --
23. The best way to know if you love someone --
Twenty-three Discoveries That Connect Two Ages : From Fourteen to Twenty-four --
[3] Living ... --
The Yellows --
How Do You Find Yellows and How Do You Identify Them? --
Yellow Q & A --
Conclusions About Yellows --
[4] And Relax ... --
The Yellow End --
Epilogue --
Afterword / by Eloy Azorín.
Other Titles: Mundo amarillo.
Responsibility: Albert Espinosa.

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"In The Yellow World Espinosa tackles the subjects of life, death and love with wry humor and sharp insight, relating the discoveries he made during his 10-year battle with cancer as a teenager in a narrative that is both funny and touching"--

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