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Author Espinosa, Albert, 1974-

Uniform Title Mundo amarillo. English
Title The yellow world : how fighting for my life taught me how to live / Albert Espinosa. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. New York : Ballantine Books, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 153 pages)
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Note "Originally published in Spain as El Mundo Amarillo by Random House Mondadori, S.A., in 2008"--Title page verso.
Summary "In The Yellow World Espinosa tackles the subjects of life, death and love with wry humor and sharp insight, relating the discoveries he made during his 10-year battle with cancer as a teenager in a narrative that is both funny and touching"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents [1] Beginning... -- The Yellow World -- Where Were You Born? -- What Is the Yellow World? -- [2] Carrying On... --- List of Discoveries to Make Your World Yellow -- 1. Losses are positive -- 2. The word pain doesn't exist -- 3. The energy that appears after thirty minutes is what you need to solve a problem -- 4. Ask five good questions every day -- 5. Show me how you walk and I'll show you how to laugh -- 6. When you are sick, they keep tabs on your life, a medical record. When you are well, you should do the same: keep a life record -- 7. There are seven tricks to being happy -- 8. What you hide the most reveals the most about you -- 9. Put your lips together and blow -- 10. Don't be afraid of being the person you have become -- 11. Find what you like looking at, then look at it -- 12. Start counting at six -- 13. The search for the south and the north -- 14. Listen to yourself when you're angry -- 15. Positive wanking -- 16. The difficult thing isn't accepting how you are, but how everyone else is -- 17. The power of contrasts -- 18. Hibernate for twenty minutes -- 19. Look for your hospital roommates outside the hospital -- 20. Do you want to share an REM with me? -- 21. The power of the first time -- 22. A way never to get angry -- 23. The best way to know if you love someone -- Twenty-three Discoveries That Connect Two Ages : From Fourteen to Twenty-four -- [3] Living... -- The Yellows -- How Do You Find Yellows and How Do You Identify Them? -- Yellow Q&A -- Conclusions About Yellows -- [4] And Relax... -- The Yellow End -- Epilogue -- Afterword / by Eloy Azorín.
Subject Espinosa, Albert, 1974- -- Health.
Espinosa, Albert, 1974- -- Childhood and youth.
Espinosa, Albert, 1974- -- Philosophy.
Cancer -- Patients -- Biography.
Cancer -- Psychological aspects.
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Espinosa, Albert, 1974- Yellow world London : Particular, 2012 9781846146695
Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Espinosa, Albert, 1974- Yellow world New York : Ballantine Books, [2014] 9780345538123 (DLC) 2014029594 (OCoLC)885224498
ISBN 9780345538116 : $48.00
0345538110 : $48.00
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