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The Best Seat in the House

The Best Seat in the House 1

How I Woke up One Tuesday and Was Paralyzed for Life

by Allen Rucker
Paperback
Publication Date: 08/01/2008
3/5 Rating 1 Reviews
  $31.75

One Tuesday afternoon Allen Rucker, Hollywood comedy writer and family man, wakes from a nap to find himself paralyzed from the waist down. Shocking? Yes. Unfair? Absolutely. Reality? Inescapably. Rucker is shaken up and angry, but soon realizes he's stuck in a wheelchair forever. He begins to reevaluate everything in his life, from the simplest bodily functions to the mysteries of the universe. Luckily, he's invited us along on the bumpy, poignant, and often hilarious road to recovery that leads him to completely redefine his life.

The Best Seat in the House is Rucker's unpretentious, unapologetic, refreshingly comic, and powerfully heartfelt paean to life and its fragility, and to the resilience and adaptability of a single, normal, very funny human being.

ISBN:
9780060825294
9780060825294
Category:
Biography: general
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
08-01-2008
Language:
English
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
203.2x134.92x14.66mm
Weight:
0.45kg

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating

3 / 5 (1 Ratings)
  • Not side-splitting but ...

    by on

    A light-hearted, frank exploration of a hideous, debilitating condition (really an umbrella of conditions); meagrely understood. Us sufferers usually know more about it/them than the health profession. An especially good read for relatives/friends of TM sufferers.