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Home Truths
Author: Mandy Nolan

Product Details:
ISBN: 9781925048377
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Dims (mm): 152 x 214
Pub Date: 01-04-15
Pub Country: Australia
Condition: NEW

Description:
In Home Truths, comedian and author Mandy Nolan explores the significance of place in relationship to self, specifically what it is about home that is so intrinsic to our sense of self and what it says about our place in the world and our emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing. This is a book about who we are in the place where we live, and why. It's about who we are when no one is watching, when the doors are closed and the pants come off. Mandy leaves no corner of our suburban psyches undisturbed in her clean-out of our comfort cobwebs, using her comedic talents to unearth insights buried behind closed doors, including: Do share houses unleash the hidden and very messy inner monster hiding within us all? What does your rental property say about your approach to life? What will the neighbours learn by perving through your windows or rummaging through the leftover detritus of past relationships that now grace your garage sale? and, were people less troubled by obesity when their chairs and beds were more uncomfortable and pain forced them to get up earlier and rest less? Have plasma TVs and plush-cushioned comfort made us fat? It was on her knees unpacking the dishwasher that Nolan had one of her most important epiphanies. 'Life is not all about choice. Sometimes it's about subjugating one's own desires and ego at the service of the mundane. My daily rituals, my chores, the endless grind, this is the anvil that anchors my ego to the ground, that stops me floating skywards, becoming puffed up and unbearable...there are many people who would benefit from laundry therapy. I wonder when James Packer last washed his own undies?' In Home truths, Mandy explores the symptoms and the ro


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