My Year with Eleanor

My Year with Eleanor : A Memoir

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After losing her high-octane job as an entertainment blogger, Noelle Hancock was lost. About to turn twenty-nine, she'd spent her career writing about celebrities' lives and had forgotten how to live her own. Unemployed and full of self-doubt, she had no idea what she wanted out of life. She feared change--in fact, she feared almost everything. Once confident and ambitious, she had become crippled by anxiety, lacking the courage required even to attend a dinner party--until inspiration struck one day in the form of a quote on a chalkboard in a coffee shop: "Do one thing every day that scares you."--Eleanor RooseveltPainfully timid as a child, Eleanor Roosevelt dedicated herself to facing her fears, a commitment that shaped the rest of her life. With Eleanor as her guide, Noelle spends the months leading up to her thirtieth birthday pursuing a "Year of Fear." From shark diving to fighter pilot lessons, from tap dancing and stand-up comedy to confronting old boyfriends, her hilarious and harrowing adventures teach her about who she is, and what she can become--lessons she makes vital for all of us.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 295 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 498.95g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0061875031
  • 9780061875038
  • 814,922

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"Beneath the hilarious and heart-racing adventures of Noelle Hancock's year of fear is a wise and heartfelt book about becoming the person you've always wanted to be."--Jill A. Davis, New York Times bestselling author of Girls' Poker Night
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