Item description for Pocket Guide to Adulthood: 29 Things to Know Before You Hit 30 by Duane Roberts...
Overview Adulthood is not determined by age. There is no test, no proficiency requirement, no regulatory muster to pass. Nope. It?s annoyingly vague. Still, reaching grownup status is something all of us should shoot for, and it ideally happens between the ages of 25 and 30. How do we get there? There?s no set answer, though some mystical combination of maturity, wisdom and practical life experience is required. Or at least ought to be. If only there was a handbook for this sort of thing? Now there is.
Pocket Guide to Adulthood: 29 Things to Know Before You?re 30 condenses the road to Grownupville into a highly informative, highly entertaining little package. Brimming with financial suggestions, decision-making guidelines, and practical advice on topics as varied as spirituality, relationships, and grocery shopping?and loaded with humor?it is THE instruction manual on how to thrive as a twentysomething.
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Studio: Relevant Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5" Height: 7" Weight: 0.54 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2006
Publisher RELEVANT BOOKS #710
ISBN 0976817500 ISBN13 9780976364252
Availability 0 units.
More About Duane Roberts
Jason Boyett is not a professional theologian or historian but that hasn't stopped him from writing this book. His work has appeared in a variety of publications as well as on his blog (www.jasonboyett.com). He lives in Texas with his wife and children. The Pocket Guide Series explains complex religious subjects with a lethal dose of educational hilarity, guided by the author's insatiable curiosity, humor, and gentle irreverence. The Pocket Guide series includes Pocket Guide to Sainthood, Pocket Guide to the Bible, and this book. Discover more at www.pocketguidesite.com.
Jason Boyett currently resides in Amarillo, in the state of Texas.
Reviews - What do customers think about Pocket Guide to Adulthood: 29 Things to Know Before You Hit 30?
Disappointment if looking for a Christian perspective Dec 30, 2005
If you want a good laugh, some interesting, rather way-out advice, and don't expect to reach maturity before you are 30, the Pocket Guide to Adulthood is for you. Aiming to inculcate some useful information through humor, this secular book has quite a hodgepodge of advice: how to cook eggs; don't take Hollywood's advice about first dates; changing a flat tire; an amazing card trick; recipe for a butt-kickin' fruit smoothie; living bling free; urban legends; how to play poker; beware financial procrastination; buying groceries; home maintenance; and taking a good photograph.
Christian humorist, sometime expert on end times, and author of other Pocket Guides, Jason Boyett knows how to entertain with words, often using modern slang (which may be slightly offensive to people not quite up to today). His aim is to help his reader cope with the demands of a more mature life.
I enjoyed reading this little book but was disappointed when subjects failed to mature into the Christian perspective. The advice formulae in the Pocket Guide to Adulthood make it a possible reference volume in topics non-spiritual. It's cutely funny cover and humorous contents bring it into the gag gift category. - Donna Eggett, Christian Book Previews.com