Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself

By: Alda, Alan

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First edition. Faint stain on jacket spine base reverse. Address label on front free endpaper. 2007 Hard Cover. 209 pp. On the heels of his acclaimed memoir,Never Have Your Dog Stuffed, beloved actor and bestselling author Alan Alda has writtenThings I Overheard While Talking to Myself,an insightful and funny look at some of the impossible questions hes asked himself over the years: What do I value? What, exactly, is the good life? (And what does that even mean?) Picking up where his bestselling memoir left offhaving been saved by emergency surgery after nearly dying on a mountaintop in ChileAlda finds himself not only glad to be alive but searching for a way to squeeze the most juice out of his new life. Looking for a sense of meaning that would make this extra time count, he listens in on things hes heard himself saying in private and in public at critical points in his lifefrom the turbulence of the sixties, to his first Broadway show, to the birth of his children, to the ache of September 11, and beyond. Reflecting on the transitions in his life and in all our lives, he notices that doorways are where the truth is told, and wonders if theres one thingart, activism, family, money, famethat could lead to a life of meaning. In a book that is candid, wise, and as questioning as it is incisive, Alda amuses and moves us with his unique and hilarious meditations on questions great and small.Things I Overheard While Talking to Myselfis another superb Alan Alda performance, as inspiring and entertaining as the man himself.

Title: Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself

Author: Alda, Alan

Categories: Modern First Editions, Entertainers, Entertainment,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2007

ISBN Number: 1400066174

ISBN Number 13: 9781400066179

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2308392