The Resource Failure is an option : an attempted memoir, H. Jon Benjamin

Failure is an option : an attempted memoir, H. Jon Benjamin

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Failure is an option : an attempted memoir
Title
Failure is an option
Title remainder
an attempted memoir
Statement of responsibility
H. Jon Benjamin
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"H. Jon Benjamin--the lead voice behind Archer and Bob's Burgers--helps us all feel a little better about our own failures by sharing his own in a hilarious memoir-ish chronicle of failure. Most people would consider H. Jon Benjamin a comedy show business success. But he'd like to remind everyone that as great as success can be, failure is also an option. And maybe the best option. In this book, he tells stories from his own life, from his early days ("wherein I'm unable to deliver a sizzling fajita") to family ("wherein a trip to P.F. Chang's fractures a family") to career ("how I failed to sell a pilot"). As Jon himself says, breaking down one's natural ability to succeed is not an easy task, but also not an insurmountable one. Society as we know it is, sadly, failure averse. But more acceptance of failure, as Jon sees it, will go a long way to making this world a different place. a kinder, gentler place, where gardens are overgrown and most people stay home with their pets. A vision of failure, but also a vision of freedom. With stories, examples of artistic and literary failure, and a powerful can't-do attitude, Failure Is an Option is the book the world doesn't need right now but will get regardless"--
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Benjamin, H. Jon
Dewey number
  • 791.4302/8092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.B4275
LC item number
A3 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Benjamin, H. Jon
  • Actors
  • Conduct of life
  • HUMOR / Form / Essays
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Comedy
Label
Failure is an option : an attempted memoir, H. Jon Benjamin
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524742171
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0654B8F3-6785-4CC7-AB90-BAD8AB97BF98
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1033675256
  • (TLC)erc0000633300
Label
Failure is an option : an attempted memoir, H. Jon Benjamin
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524742171
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0654B8F3-6785-4CC7-AB90-BAD8AB97BF98
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1033675256
  • (TLC)erc0000633300

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