One More Theory About Happiness: A Memoir by Paul GuestOne More Theory About Happiness: A Memoir by Paul Guest

One More Theory About Happiness: A Memoir

byPaul Guest

Paperback | May 3, 2011

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“In these lyrical, searing pages, Guest manages to break our hearts and put them back together again.”
—Ann Hood

In the tradition of Lucy Grealy’s Autobiography of a Face, One More Theory About Happiness is a bold and original memoir from the acclaimed, Whiting Award-winning poet Paul Guest, author of My Index of Horrifying Knowledge. A remarkable account of the accident that left him a quadriplegic, and his struggle to find independence, love, and a life on his own terms, One More Theory About Happiness has been praised by Charles Bock, author of Beautiful Children, as, “Smart and honest and clear eyed and above all, humane.”

 

Paul Guest is the author of three poetry collections,The Resurrection of the Body and the Ruin of the World, which won the 2002 New Issues Prize in Poetry;Notes for My Body Double, which won the 2006 Prairie Schooner Book Prize; andMy Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge. The recipient of a 2007 Whiting Award, he lives in Atlanta, Ge...
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Title:One More Theory About Happiness: A MemoirFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.47 inPublished:May 3, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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“[A] graceful and unflinching account....a remarkable journey that Guest, who possesses a dark sense of the absurd and an eye for the vulnerability of both the injured and the whole, presents in scenes that run the gamut from the horrific to the sublime.”