SIX WORDS FRESH OFF THE BOAT


  • Author: Larry Smith
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05
  • Genre: TV
  • File Size: 20474148 Bytes


Six Words Fresh Off the Boat marries the phenomenon of Larry Smith's successful Six-Word Memoirs with ABC and 20th Century Fox Television's hit comedy Fresh Off the Boat. The book captures hundreds of takes on the immigration experience, from every-day people as well as world-famous celebrities including Aziz Ansari, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Julianne Moore, Mario Batali, George Takei, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Billy Collins, Junot Díaz, and Dr. Sanjay Gupta. This book will have you thinking in sixes and challenging others to share six words about their lives....

SIX WORDS FRESH OFF THE BOAT

SIX WORDS FRESH OFF THE BOAT


  • Author : Larry Smith
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781368013161


SIX WORDS FRESH OFF THE BOAT Book Description :

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat marries the phenomenon of Larry Smith's successful Six-Word Memoirs with ABC and 20th Century Fox Television's hit comedy Fresh Off the Boat. The book captures hundreds of takes on the immigration experience, from every-day people as well as world-famous celebrities including Aziz Ansari, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Julianne Moore, Mario Batali, George Takei, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Billy Collins, Junot Díaz, and Dr. Sanjay Gupta. This book will have you thinking in sixes and challenging others to share six words about their lives....

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat


  • Author : Larry Smith
  • Publisher : Kingswell
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1368008380


Six Words Fresh Off the Boat Book Description :

Six Words Fresh Off the Boat marries the phenomenon of Larry Smith's successful Six-Word Memoirs with ABC and 20th Century Fox Television's hit comedy Fresh Off the Boat. The book captures hundreds of takes on the immigration experience, from every-day people as well as world-famous celebrities including Aziz Ansari, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Julianne Moore, Mario Batali, George Takei, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Billy Collins, Junot D az, and Dr. Sanjay Gupta. This book will have you thinking in sixes and challenging others to share six words about their lives....

Fresh Off the Boat
Score: 3
From 23 Ratings

Fresh Off the Boat


  • Author : Eddie Huang
  • Publisher : Spiegel & Grau
  • Release Date : 2013-01-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780679644897


Fresh Off the Boat Book Description :

NOW AN ORIGINAL SERIES ON ABC • “Just may be the best new comedy of [the year] . . . based on restaurateur Eddie Huang’s memoir of the same name . . . [a] classic fresh-out-of-water comedy.”—People “Bawdy and frequently hilarious . . . a surprisingly sophisticated memoir about race and assimilation in America . . . as much James Baldwin and Jay-Z as Amy Tan . . . rowdy [and] vital . . . It’s a book about fitting in by not fitting in at all.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS Assimilating ain’t easy. Eddie Huang was raised by a wild family of FOB (“fresh off the boat”) immigrants—his father a cocksure restaurateur with a dark past back in Taiwan...

Not Quite What I Was Planning
Score: 4
From 20 Ratings

Not Quite What I Was Planning


  • Author : Larry Smith
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061750915


Not Quite What I Was Planning Book Description :

Deceptively simple and surprisingly addictive, Not Quite What I Was Planning is a thousand glimpses of humanity—six words at a time. One Life. Six Words. What's Yours? When Hemingway famously wrote, "For Sale: baby shoes, never worn," he proved that an entire story can be told using a half dozen words. When the online storytelling magazine SMITH asked readers to submit six-word memoirs, they proved a whole, real life can be told this way too. The results are fascinating, hilarious, shocking, and moving. From small sagas of bittersweet romance ("Found true love, married someone else") to proud achievements and stinging regrets ("After Harvard, had baby with crackhead"), these terse true tales relate the diversity of human experience in tasty bite-si...

The Best Advice in Six Words
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Best Advice in Six Words


  • Author : Larry Smith
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466874930


The Best Advice in Six Words Book Description :

The creator of the bestselling, short-form Six-Word Memoir series, Larry Smith, is back again with THE BEST ADVICE IN SIX WORDS, a poignant collection of universal wisdom, life lessons, and caution thrown to the wind. With 1,000 contributions from celebrities like Molly Ringwald, Whoopi Goldberg, Lemony Snicket, and Gary Shteyngart, as well as everyday people who've learned a thing or two about a thing or two during their time on the planet, readers will pulled into the sometimes hilarious, often serious, occasionally reflective experience of the book. Don’t miss these amazing tips: “Never, ever refuse a breath mint.” –Lemony Snicket “You learn more from your failures.” –Piper Kerman “Does it need to be said?” –Julianne Moore “B...

Six Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak
Score: 3.5
From 25 Ratings

Six Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak


  • Author : Larry Smith
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061977138


Six Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak Book Description :

Love wounds the heart and soul . . . From the editors of the New York Times bestseller Not Quite What I Was Planning comes another collection of terse true tales—this time simple sagas exploring the complexities of the human heart. Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak contains hundreds of personal stories about the pinnacles and pitfalls of romance. Brilliant in their brevity, these insightful slivers of passion, pain, and connection capture every shade of love and loss—six words at a time....

Hiroshima
Score: 4.5
From 35 Ratings

Hiroshima


  • Author : John Hersey
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2020-06-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593082362


Hiroshima Book Description :

Hiroshima is the story of six people--a clerk, a widowed seamstress, a physician, a Methodist minister, a young surgeon, and a German Catholic priest--who lived through the greatest single manmade disaster in history. In vivid and indelible prose, Pulitzer Prize-winner John Hersey traces the stories of these half-dozen individuals from 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, when Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a city, through the hours and days that followed. Almost four decades after the original publication of this celebrated book, Hersey went back to Hiroshima in search of the people whose stories he had told, and his account of what he discovered is now the eloquent and moving final chapter of Hiroshima....

It All Changed in an Instant
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

It All Changed in an Instant


  • Author : Larry Smith
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-01-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061963483


It All Changed in an Instant Book Description :

“A perfect distraction and inspiration, and a collection that begs to be shared. Be warned, though. If you plan to lend out your copy, start out with two. Once it leaves your hands you’ll never see it again.” —Denver Post (on Not Quite What I Was Planning) The editors of the New York Times bestseller Not Quite What I Was Planning are back with its much-anticipated sequel, It All Changed in an Instant. With contributions from acclaimed authors like Malcolm Gladwell, Frank McCourt, Wally Lamb, Isabel Allende, Junot Diaz, Amy Tan, and James Frey, and celebrities like Sarah Silverman, Suze Orman, Marlee Matlin, Neil Patrick Harris, Ann Coulter, and Chelsea Handler, It All Changed in an Instant presents a thousand more glimpses of humanity. . . si...

Life of Pi
Score: 3.5
From 3,306 Ratings

Life of Pi


  • Author : Yann Martel
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2009-03-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307371123


Life of Pi Book Description :

Life of Pi is a masterful and utterly original novel that is at once the story of a young castaway who faces immeasurable hardships on the high seas, and a meditation on religion, faith, art and life that is as witty as it is profound. Using the threads of all of our best stories, Yann Martel has woven a glorious spiritual adventure that makes us question what it means to be alive, and to believe....

One Life  6 Words   What s Yours

One Life 6 Words What s Yours


  • Author : SMITH MAGAZINE
  • Publisher : Harper Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Autobiographies
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0007284705


One Life 6 Words What s Yours Book Description :

This book contains a compelling, illustrated collection of six-word memoirs alternately humorous, sad, and strange, from writers famous and obscure....