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Why Do I Love These People?

Honest and Amazing Stories of Real Families

by Po Bronson

  • 70 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Random House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Family,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Family Relationships,
  • Family & Relationships / General,
  • Case studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8363712M
    ISBN 101400062373
    ISBN 109781400062379

    So many people believe they are disqualified from having a better family experience, primarily because they compare their own family with the mythic ideal, and their reality falls short. Is that a fair standard to judge against?" In the pages of Why Do I Love These People?, Po Bronson takes us on an extraordinary journey. Nov 29,  · In his new book, "Why Do I Love These People?" author Po Bronson teaches readers to re-evaluate the way to look at family and the insights gained in doing so.

    "Why Do I Love These People" is a thoroughly enjoyable book about "understanding, surviving, and creating your own family." These are not special people with storybook lives. These are ordinary people who have found extraordinary ways to manage the messiness of relationships.5/5(1). Feb 25,  · In the pages of ***Why Do I Love These People?***, Po Bronson takes us on an extraordinary journey. It begins on a river in Texas, where a mother gets trapped underwater and has to bargain for her own life and that of her kids. Then, a father and his daughter return to their tiny rice-growing village in China.

    Why Do I Love These People? Honest and Amazing Stories of Real Families (Book): Bronson, Po: We all have an imaginary definition of a great family. We imagine what it would be like to belong to such a family. No fights over the holidays. No getting on one another's nerves. Respect for individual identity. Mutual support, without being intrusive. This is a different question than why I love reading, and I’m going to answer it accordingly. This is why I love books -the physical object of the book itself: Books are beautiful. They are different colors and sizes and can be elegantly worn or new and glossy. Some have fancy leather/cloth covers.


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Why Do I Love These People? by Po Bronson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nov 23,  · "Why Do I Love These People" is a thoroughly enjoyable book about "understanding, surviving, and creating your own family." These are not special people with storybook lives.

These are ordinary people who have found extraordinary ways to manage the messiness of relationships/5(50). Nov 15,  · “Why do I love these people?” is one the rarest books which turned into a self-help book without claiming to be one.

I am a reader of all kinds of book, and have discarded a lot of self-help and spiritual books as being too hypothetical and not-applicable-in-real-world-scenarios/5. So many people believe they are disqualified from having a better family experience, primarily because they compare their own family with the mythic ideal, and their reality falls short.

Is that a fair standard to judge against. In the pages of Why Do I Love These People?, Po 5/5(2). Dec 26,  · In the pages of Why Do I Love These People?, Po Bronson takes us on an extraordinary journey. It begins on a river in Texas, where a mother gets trapped underwater and has to bargain for her own life and that of her kids.

Dec 26,  · In the pages of Why Do I Love These People?, Po Bronson takes us on an extraordinary journey. It begins on a river in Texas, where a mother gets trapped underwater and has to bargain for her own life and that of her kids/5(3).

The stories of 20 ordinary people who have survived challenging family experiences, culled from interviews by novelist and business-writer Bronson (What Should I Do With My Life,etc.).Functioning here as part marriage and family counselor and part pop psychologist, the author has selected vignettes that demonstrate resilience on the part of individuals dealing with life’s hard knocks.

Simply put, this is absolutely a wonderful book. It will bring you to tears, inspire you, give you hope, and create a deep introspection about yourself and your own family. Po's writing is truly a gift. I recommend it highly and I bet you'll want to give it to each member of your family.5/5(5). Jan 14,  · Why Do I Love These People.

is a book of true stories about families, gathered and garnered during three years of research and more than 7, interviews and conversations. Why Do I Love These People. has been shared among siblings, shared among friends - no surprise there. It's brought people closer to their families, but it's also given many inspiration to break from a certain member of their family.

WDILTP has also been used. Why Do I Love These People. by Po Bronson decision-what heartwarming, charmingly hopeless love of home. James book her high school had published. I read it quickly. In these mesmerizing stories, we discover what is essential and elemental to all families and slowly abolish the fantasies and fictions we have about those we fight to stay connected to.

In Why Do I Love These People?, Bronson shows us that we are united by our yearnings and aspirations: Family is not our dividing line, but our common poldasulteng.com Edition: Abridged.

For Book Clubs. These Readers Guides were assembled by Random House editors. Why Do I Love These People. What Should I Do With My Life.

The blog Mental Multivitamin (a perennial finalist for best literary blog) used some good pull-out quotes from the text of Why Do I Love These People. as provocative discussion fodder. Why Do I Love These People.

"Why Do I Love These People" is a thoroughly enjoyable book about "understanding, surviving, and creating your own family." These are not special people with storybook lives. These are ordinary people who have found extraordinary ways to manage the messiness of relationships/5(50).

May 14,  · Po Bronson’s Why Do I Love These People. is a must-read for anyone trying to raise a family, anyone involved in tricky family tensions, or any aspiring writer who wants to study the art of storytelling.

Each chapter is a different story about a family that struggles and eventually overcomes a difficult challenge. Jan 26,  · What Should I Do with My Life?: The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question [Po Bronson] on poldasulteng.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

“Brimming with stories of sacrifice, courage, commitment and, sometimes, failure, the book will support anyone pondering a major life choice or risk without force-feeding them pat solutions.”—/5(). May 14,  · Book Review: Why Do I Love These People. Comments: 4 Books May 14, Po Bronson’s Why Do I Love These People.

is a must-read for anyone trying to raise a family, anyone involved in tricky family tensions, or any aspiring writer who wants to study the art of storytelling. Feb 25,  · Understanding, Surviving, and Creating Your Own Family. Why Do I Love These People?: Understanding, Surviving, and Creating Your Own Family - Ebook written by Po Bronson/5(6).

Jun 09,  · Back in February, my dad sent my sisters and me copies of this book, Why Do I Love These People, by Po Bronson. He had read it, and thought it was a valuable collection of stories that we might all enjoy, and perhaps gain something from.

COUPON: Rent "Why Do I Love These People?" Understanding, Surviving, and Creating Your Own Family 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access. "Why Do I Love These People" is a thoroughly enjoyable book about "understanding, surviving, and creating your own family." These are not special people with storybook lives.

These are ordinary people who have found extraordinary ways to manage the messiness of poldasulteng.coms: 2. This book didn’t move me quite as much, probably because I personally don’t have as many questions about family as I do about finding one’s calling.

I admit, I liked the stories where couples got through tough times, and stayed together and ended up with a stronger marriage than ever.‎We all have an imaginary definition of a great family.

We imagine what it would be like to belong to such a family. No fights over the holidays. No getting on one another’s nerves.

Respect for individual identity. Mutual support, without being intrusive. So many people believe they are disqualified.So many people believe they are disqualified from having a better family experience, primarily because they compare their own family with the mythic ideal, and their reality falls short.

Is that a fair standard to judge against?" In the pages of Why Do I Love These People?, Po Bronson takes us on an extraordinary journey. It begins on a river /5(4).