A Beginner's Guide to Paradise: 9 Steps to Giving Up Everything So You Too Can: Move to a South Pacific Island, Wear a Loincloth, Read a Hundred Books, Diaper a Baby Monkey, Build a Bungalow,


      A Beginner's Guide to Paradise: 9 Steps to Giving Up Everything So You Too Can: Move to a South Pacific Island, Wear a Loincloth, Read a Hundred Books, Diaper a Baby Monkey, Build a Bungalow,
So You Too Can Move to a South Pacific Island Wear a Loincloth Read a Hundred Books Diaper a Baby Monkey Build a BungalowAnd Maybe, Just Maybe, Fall in Love Individual results may vary Baby monkey not included The true story of how a quarter life crisis led to adventure, freedom, and love on a tiny island in the Pacific. From the author of a lot of emails and several Facebook posts comes A Beginner s Guide to Paradise , a laugh out loud, true story that will answer your most pressing escape from it all questions, including 1 How much, per pound, should you expect to pay a priest to fly you to the outer islands of Yap 2 Classic slumber party stumper If you could have just one movie on a remote Pacific island, what would it definitely not be 3 How do you blend fruity drinks without a blender 4 Is a free, one hour class from Home Depot on Flowerbox Construction sufficient training to build a house From Robinson Crusoe to Survivor, Gilligan s Island to The Beach, people have fantasized about living on a remote tropical island But when facing a quarter life crisis, plucky desk slave Alex Sheshunoff actually did it.While out in Paradise, he learned a lot About how to make big choices and big changes About the less than idyllic parts of paradise About tying a loincloth without exposing the tender bits Now, Alex shares his incredible story and pretty hard won wisdom in a book that will surprise you, make you laugh, take you to such unforgettable islands as Yap and Pig, and perhaps inspire your own move to an island with only two letters in its name Answers 1 1.14 2 Gas Attack Training Made Simple 3 Crimp a fork in half and insert middle into power drill 4 No. From the Hardcover edition. Free Read [ A Beginner's Guide to Paradise: 9 Steps to Giving Up Everything So You Too Can: Move to a South Pacific Island, Wear a Loincloth, Read a Hundred Books, Diaper a Baby Monkey, Build a Bungalow, ] By [ Alex Sheshunoff ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Alex Sheshunoff is a writer whose work has appeared in National Geographic Adventure, Slate.com, Marketplace, The Anchorage Daily News and other very, very prestigious media outlets Before deciding to call himself a writer, Alex snuck through Yale and started and ran an Internet company in New York called E The People a nonpartisan precursor to Moveon.org but with a pun in its name Five years later and burnt out and facing a quarter life crisis, Alex gathered the one hundred books he was most embarrassed not to have read and moved to a small island in the Pacific called Yap He later wrote a vaguely humorous memoir with a very long title about the experience A Beginner s Guide to Paradise 9 Steps to Giving Up Everything So You Too Can Move to the South Pacific, Wear a Loincloth, Read a Hundred Books, Diaper a Baby Monkey, Build a Bungalow and Maybe, Just Maybe, Fall in Love Individual results may vary Miraculously, Penguin Random House plans to release it in hardcover on Sept 1st, 2015.Because of his unique last name, Alex is often asked if he s somehow related to Ian Shenanigan Sheshunoff, the first place winner of the Diaper Derby Crawling Contest at the 2008 Alaska State Fair They are indeed related Ian is his son Today, Alex and his wife, Sarah, live in Ojai, California with Ian and his equally talented younger brother, Andrew Commissioner Sheshunoff.

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • A Beginner's Guide to Paradise: 9 Steps to Giving Up Everything So You Too Can: Move to a South Pacific Island, Wear a Loincloth, Read a Hundred Books, Diaper a Baby Monkey, Build a Bungalow,
  • Alex Sheshunoff
  • 22 October 2017
  • 0451475860

10 thoughts on “ A Beginner's Guide to Paradise: 9 Steps to Giving Up Everything So You Too Can: Move to a South Pacific Island, Wear a Loincloth, Read a Hundred Books, Diaper a Baby Monkey, Build a Bungalow,

  1. says:

    I can only review the excerpt from this book I enjoyed what I read..it was easy to feel the authors enthusiasm and I love the general idea of this book fits with my own desires but I didn t get the full experience I did agree with Alex Sheshunoff, though, when he said Bring Friends Who Are Contractors perfect, my husband, can come too lol I wouldn t mind spending a year or two of my life moving to the South Pacific Island to kick back and have my husband I can only review the excerpt from this book I enjoyed what I read..it was easy to feel the authors enthusiasm and I love the general idea of this book fits with my own desires but I didn t get the full experience I did agree with Alex Sheshunoff, though, when he said Bring Friends Who Are Contractors perfect, my husband, can come too lol I wouldn t mind spending a year or two of my life moving to the South Pacific Island to kick back and have my husband be about to take a two year...

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    Copy provided by NetGalleyGenerally speaking, I pretty much avoid I traveled for a couple of years to find myself, and here s how you can, too books written by rich people, because speaking as someone who toiled for the greater part of my life for minuscule paychecks I don t feel that rich people have anything to say to the rest of us unless their book includes the wherewithal to cruise the world for a couple of years.That said, this book was 1 free and 2 promised to Copy provided by NetGalleyGenerally speaking, I pretty much avoid I traveled for a couple of years to find myself, and here s how you can, too books written by rich people, because speaking as someone who toiled for the greater part of my life for minuscule paychecks I don t feel that rich people have anything to say to the rest of us unless their book includes the wherewithal to cruise the world for a couple of years.That said, this book was 1 free and 2 promised to be amusing, rather than hortatory, so ...

  3. says:

    This book was absolutely hilarious at the beginning and then still funny towards the end, but I guess I was just wondering to myself who does that Just ups and quits his job and goes to find Paradise It was a very entertaining, human interest book and held my attention until the end.Then I read that he got 50 million from his stock options and I was like alrighty then, no wonder I mean the book was talking about him running out of funds and stuff like that previously to this litt This book was abs...

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    I started this book thinking it would be along the lines of The Sex Lives of Cannibals Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J Maarten Troost and I wasn t wrong I used to be into reading travelogues a lot back in college easy way to escape but haven t read too many lately But this was offered as a Read Now selection on Netgalley so I decided to check it out.Alex Sheshunoff has started his own Internet company that really had a noble goal and has worked at it for 5 years, but final I started this book thinking it would be along the lines of The Sex Lives of Cannibals Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J Maarten Troost and I wasn t wrong I used to be into reading travelogues a lot back in college easy way to escape but haven t read too many lately But this was offered as a Read Now selection on Netgalley so I decided to check it out.Alex Sheshunoff has started his own Internet company that really had a noble goal and has worked at it for 5 years, but finally decides, due to various circumstances, that he s had enough The company has lots of issues and the goal he set out for it, it s nowhere near a...

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    Alex Sheshunoff decided he had had enough of his job, of the city, and of his relationship He felt he wasn t going anywhere and wanted to find ameaningful life So he packed up a hundred books he d never read, some white t shirts, and headed to the Pacific to find an island paradise This is the story of his journey looking for the right place to settle, building his own home, falling in love, and his adventures along the way.I laughed out loud on so many occasions It was a w Alex Sheshunoff decided he had had enough of his job, of the city, and of his relationship He felt he wasn t going anywhere and wanted to find ameaningful life So he packed up a hundred books he d never read, some white t shirts, and headed to the Pacific to find an island paradise This is the story of his journey looking for the right place to settle, building his own home, falling in love, and his adventures along the way.I laughed out loud on so many occasions It was a wonderful read from the About this Guide all the way through the acknowledgements seriously, I often don t bother with acknowledgements, but I m glad I didn t skip these Sheshunoff is a gifted writer and he has a great story to tell awesome combination His sense of humor includes a willingness to laugh at himself which is charming He also seems like a genuinely likable person who cares about others and tries to b...

  6. says:

    I received this book in a Goodreads giveaway It s everyone s dream.

  7. says:

    I received a NetGalley copy.It s a hard one to review I loved the idea of the book and was ready to fall in love with it I started reading this book during a particularly stressful flight and I thought I would be entertained by light and funny memoir Who wouldn t love the real life story of a man who moved to a South Pacific Island and read a hundred books Weeeell ...

  8. says:

    So excited to win this as a First Reads winner Looks like an awesome summer read I must have really liked this book I read this nearly 450 page book in ONE sitting Alex had me hooked from the beginning, but once I got to Step 6 Meet Someone page 215 and he meets Sarah I had to keep reading to the end page 447 Then I had to go look at Alex s website to see the pictures of the construction of the house, the friends, the monkey.After five years of running his own So excited to win this as a First Reads winner Looks like an awesome summer read I must have really liked this book I read this nearly 450 page book in ONE sitting Alex had me hooked from the beginning, but once I got to Step 6 Meet Someone page 215 and he meets Sarah I had to keep reading to the end page 447 Then I had to go look at Alex s website to see the pictures of the construction of the house, the friends, the monkey.After five years of running his own ...

  9. says:

    Have you ever imagined just throwing up your hands, walking away from your commitments and escaping to an exotic island The author, Alex Sheshunoff did just that His journey to find a remote island to call home, carrying with him 100 books was fascinating Burnt out from trying to make his Internet business successful, Alex walked away from his life his home, his belongings, his business, his relationship to find an exotic small island in the South Pacific on which to make a fresh Have you ever imagined just throwing up your hands, walking away from your commitments and escaping to an exotic island The author, Alex Sheshunoff did just that His journey to find a remote island to call home, carrying with him 100 books was fascinating Burnt out from trying to make his Internet business successful, Alex walked away from his life his home, his belongings, his business, his relationship to find an exotic small island in the South Pacific on which to make a fresh start He breaks down his quest in nine chapters, with titles such as Make Some Big Choices, Stop Being so Pick...

  10. says:

    This review refers to the NetGalley edition of this title My rating hovers at closer to 3.5 stars, but rounded up to 4 for the overall enjoyment factor Alex Sheshunoff has written a humorous chronicle of his time spent in the Pacific, the things he did there, and the people he encountered Many of the stories are really great Howeve...

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