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Fat, Forty And Fired by [Marsh, Nigel]
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Fat, Forty And Fired Kindle Edition

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Length: 304 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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A frank and funny memoir about one man's story of escaping the rat race and finding his life.

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One man's frank, funny and inspiring account of losing his job and finding his life.

Nigel Marsh is a stressed, overweight mortgage slave struggling to balance a high-pressured career, a marriage and the demands of four small children under eight.

Then the unthinkable happened - he loses his job. After the initial shock (and some unpleasant surgery), Nigel decides to embrace life outside the office and spend a year taking stock.

What follows is a candid and often hilarious account of how he attempts to master the art of hands-on parenting, lose 20 kilos, train for an ocean swimming race and come to terms with the growing realisation that he's an alcoholic. Along the way we discover what men (or this man) really think about sex in marriage, being good dads, work, love, football, family, religion, self-help books and sharks, just for starters.

Fat, Forty and Fired is a rare gem, a highly entertaining, thought-provoking and inspiring memoir about falling off the hamster wheel and surviving. As Nigel says, 'I don't have a catchy slogan that sums up what I learnt from my year off. I do know, however, that men aren't from Mars and fat isn't a feminist issue. Men are from Earth and fat is fat. I don't claim to have usable wisdom for anyone else. All I can say is that I lived the dream of dropping out, and this is how it was for me...'

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 533 KB
  • Print Length: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Australia (1 April 2011)
  • Sold by: Random House Australia
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004SKGZ2U
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #186,215 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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T. S. O'Neil
3.0 out of 5 starsMildly Entertaining
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Allison
4.0 out of 5 starsI didn't really want to like it
18 February 2011 - Published on Amazon.com
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Sarah M.
3.0 out of 5 starsFrankly, it didn't seem that funny.
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Mommy of Four Boys
5.0 out of 5 starsFunny and inspiring
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