Leaving Home

Leaving Home

Survival of the Hippest

Book - 2003
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Never preachy, always informative, and full of laughs, Leaving Home is packed with tried and true nuggets, from tips on finding an apartment to tips on getting your eviction notice reversed, from someone with a sense of humor who's "been there, done that." The reader is walked through essentials such as building a home-grown vacation, "Too Broke to Break?" handling depression, "It Can Get You and You Can Fight Back," and dealing with school and job jitters. Eleven sections are crammed with advice on furnishing apartments, mastering the ancient art of bartering, living with "the boss without a heart, the prof without a clue," and more. It includes such gems as: The Yard Sale -- Your "Vintage Kitchenware Store"; Rules for Roommates: Rent Is Not A Voluntary Contribution; Your Mother Is No Longer the Alarm Clock; The Mail Is Always For You! Leaving Home not only relays how to avoid common pitfalls, but also how to get out after you've landed in them face first! Pearls of wisdom and insightful cartoons make this a must-read for anyone starting life on their own.
Publisher: Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel Pub., c2003
ISBN: 9780740733031
0740733036
Branch Call Number: 646.700842 Joh
Characteristics: 143 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Parton, Andie

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Earlgrey454
Jul 29, 2016

NOT a collection of Johnston's comic strips, just so you know!

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LTHL
May 08, 2011

Advices for young adults leaving home. I guess it's okay.. I'm not at that stage yet in my life but this book would be an overview of the reality.

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