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How to be happy [electronic resource] : A Memoir of Love, Sex and Teenage Confusion. David Burton.

Burton, David. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781922253156 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: A funny, sad and serious memoir, How to Be Happy is David Burton’s story of his turbulent life at high school and beyond. Feeling out of place and convinced that he is not normal, David has a rocky start. He longs to have a girlfriend, but his first ‘date’ is a disaster. There’s the catastrophe of the school swimming carnival—David is not sporty—and friendships that take devastating turns. Then he finds some solace in drama classes with the creation of ‘Crazy Dave’, and he builds a life where everything is fine. But everything is not fine. And, at the centre of it all, trying desperately to work it all out, is the real David. How to Be Happy tackles depression, friendship, sexual identity, suicide, academic pressure, love and adolescent confusion. It’s a brave and honest account of one young man’s search for a happy, true and meaningful life that will resonate with readers young and old. David Burton is a twenty-seven-year-old writer...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3174 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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