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Better Off Bald: A Life in 147 Days


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Genres Non-Fiction
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A raw and honest story of great courage and unconditional love

In Better Off Bald: A Life in 147 Days, Andrea Wilson Woods tells a brilliant, touching story that captures the reader’s heart and attention with clarity and grit. Adrienne Wilson is a depressed, suicidal teenager—until the day she receives a diagnosis of stage IV liver cancer. Facing the fight of her life, Adrienne discovers just how much she wants to live. As Adrienne’s legal guardian, Andrea acts as her parent, sister, friend, and guide. Adrienne’s courageous spirit shines through as she squeezes more life into 147 days than most people do in a lifetime. From meeting Jay Leno to spending the day with Dave Navarro of Jane’s Addiction, Adrienne makes every moment count. As she lay dying, Adrienne teaches Andrea how to live.

This emotional true story is a beautifully written, insightful, page-turning book on how we connect as humans and why life—no matter how truncated—is worth living. Among smiles and tears, this heartwarming and heartbreaking memoir will touch your soul and change your life.

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