I'm Just Happy to Be Here: A Memoir Of Renegade Mothering de Janelle HanchettI'm Just Happy to Be Here: A Memoir Of Renegade Mothering de Janelle Hanchett

I'm Just Happy to Be Here: A Memoir Of Renegade Mothering

deJanelle Hanchett

Couverture rigide | 1 mai 2018 | Anglais

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"A refreshingly raw, contrasting perspective on the foolproof idea of motherhood."

"By turns painful and funny... A searingly candid memoir."

"Far from your cookie-cutter story of addiction... [I'm Just Happy to Be Here] describes Hanchett's journey to recovery and sobriety in imperfect and unconventional ways."

In this unflinching and wickedly funny memoir, Janelle Hanchett tells the story of finding her way home. And then, actually staying there. Drawing us into the wild, heartbreaking mind of the addict, Hanchett carries us from motherhood at 21 with a man she'd known three months to cubicles and whiskey-laden domesticity, from judging meth addicts in rehab to therapists who "seem to pull diagnoses out of large, expensive hats." With warmth, wit, and searing B.S. detectors turned mostly toward herself, Hanchett invites us to laugh when we probably shouldn't and to rejoice at the unconventional redemption she finds in desperation and in a misfit mentor who forces her to see the truth of herself.

A story of ego and forced humility, of fierce honesty and jagged love, of the kind of failure that forces us to re-create our lives, Hanchett writes with rare candor, scorching the "sanctity of motherhood," and leaving beauty in the ashes.
Janelle Hanchett created the website "Renegade Mothering" in 2011 because she needed to know if the rest of the mothering world was crazy or she was. Writing after her kids went to bed and while she was supposed to be working, Janelle attracted an audience of hundreds of thousands of readers. She holds a BA in English from University o...
Titre :I'm Just Happy to Be Here: A Memoir Of Renegade MotheringFormat :Couverture rigideDimensions :320 pages, 8,62 × 5,88 × 1,12 poPublié le :1 mai 2018Publié par :Hachette BooksLangue :Anglais

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ISBN - 10 :0316503770

ISBN - 13 :9780316503778



"An inspiring message about recovery that resonates through its emphasis on the imperfect progress of life."-Library Journal