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My Incredibly Wonderful, Miserable Life: An Anti-Memoir.
By Adam Nimoy.
REVIEW: Mr. Spocks soul-searching son struggles with a classic midlife crisis and emerges from his iconic dads shadow... a touching, humorous, and in the end wise account of how a Hollywood brat transcended lifelong resent of his father by learning to accept without blame.-- Kirkus Review.
OVERVIEW: 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, hes 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 doesnt mince words. Hes been rushed by crazed Star Trek fans at a carnival, propositioned by his fathers 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.
Survivable? Stay tuned...
Year Publisher. First Hardcover. ??? Pages. Remaindered and sold as is. List Price $26.00.