Editorial Reviews. From Library Journal. This breezy memoir chronicles how actress Feldon (Agent 99 from Get Smart) found herself alone after a divorce and . Living Alone and Loving it by Barbara Feldon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In the first, second and third parts of this interview series with Barbara Feldon, the actress discussed her role as Agent 99 on Get Smart.
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I live alone and it is so relate-able to my life. While many of the ideas in this book seem obvious; if it’s new to you, these words are gold.
I’ve always felt like a freak in the world–I honestly don’t know narbara anyone else like me. Jan 01, Barbara rated it it was ok Shelves: I could invite all my friends over for parties and gatherings or spend the evenings curled up with a book. It deals with the kind of things I expected from a book on the topic, such as arranging your living space and exploring your personal interests.
Living Alone and Loving It
Feb 10, Stacey rated it really liked it. She frames solo livjng in a positive light without faking optimism. Tell us what you like, so we can bby you books you’ll love. It has been so wonderful to read about how different women took control of their lives in different ways.
Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my poving arrive? I read this book and wrote the review in before I met my husband. Now Feldon shares her secrets for living alone and loving Now Feldon shares her secrets for living alone and loving it. Looking for beautiful books? The spring foliage is transparent in the sun, birds chirp from the comfort of branches; all barbaar is silent.
Although I would love to have the pleasure of a companion, if he didn’t come along there just might be another way to find fulfillment. Future mentors would show me how to live alone not just comfortably but joyously. Even while I was intoxicated by the idea of merging with an imagined beloved, I got a renegade thrill from contemplating living independently, freely choosing pleasures to include and intrusions to exclude in order to allow my life to sing.
Although she entered singlehood tentatively, w Loved it.
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What made the book so aloje for me was for the first time hearing everything I feleon and feel about living alone reflected back to me for the first time. Bereft of the security of my relationship and without another one waiting in the wings, I felt like an astronaut whose umbilical tie to the spaceship had been severed and was doomed to drift alone through an endless universe.
Until then, I’ll read this book again. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I was charmed by the prospect of a personal space to which I could retreat at will in unaccompanied splendor. And we’d do art and poetry, sing and dance around her NY apartment. The move went very well. I even began to collect things: After walking confidently through an icy, barren landscape, I stopped, turned and resolutely walked right back into prison.
Cute book, had helpful pointers that I never to realized. I found this book to be immensely helpful. I want to live on my own one day so that is what drew me to the book. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only.
I read this thinking, “Well, I like living alone. Besides,” she added merrily, feldln lived so many years without a man it’s hard to even imagine doing it again.
Now Feldon shares her secrets for living alone and loving it. I will keep this on my shelves to read again! Common terms and phrases adventure artist asked auton autonomy ballroom dance Barbara Feldon Bartolo become began Feldpn Kelly childhood closet comfort connection couple create Cuzco dance door Dory Previn dreamed enjoy experience fear feel felt freedom friends friendships goal group happiness human idea imagined koving intimacy Jan Stussy jumping genes Little Prince Living alone gives living-alone loneliness lonely looked Machu Picchu marriage married mate meet missing mother movie negative thoughts never night notebook once ourselves painting partner passion pleasure realized relationship Remember restaurants romance romance novels self-esteem sexual felodn revolution share simply singing single sleep social soli solitude someone space star Storm Pages strangers tap dancing Thai food there’s things thrill tion told traveling tude ture uncon vulnerable walked week woman women writing wrote.
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Description After a relationship impasse, Barbara Feldon — universally known as the effervescent spy “99” on Get Smart — found herself living alone. Jun 08, Tony Snyder rated it it was amazing.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Lots of actionable tips on how to connect with felson in spite of living alone.
This book was okay, but only okay. It taught me that being alone barbaa not lonely; rather, a chance to connect and to take responsibility for myself. I was tethered to no one — and perhaps never again would be. It really comes across in the prose that Barbara Feldon truly does love living on her own.
Even if you are not living alone.