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Fuck, Yes!: A Guide to the Happy Acceptance of Everything Paperback – Mar 1988


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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Shepherd Books (March 1988)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0940183218
  • ISBN-13: 978-0940183216
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 13.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 431 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #393,131 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Paperback
This book is an oddity. On the surface, it is light, humorous and a quick read but the message of the book is that of personal responsibility: embrace life and recognize the consequences, both positive and negative. The conversation between the central character and his teenage daughter epitomizes this. We often hear that humans need to be shocked out of complacency and their status quo for them to affect their behaviour, which partially explains the choice of title. This is not a literary masterpiece, simply a clever book with an excellent message. When you ask yourself, "should I buy this book?", simply say the title emphatically and loudly and give your own status quo a little jolt. Enjoy!
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Format: Paperback
A delightfully silly little book this one is. It is a bit juvenile, but does fulfill on its promise to shock the reader into a new appreciation of what's really important in life. Also, the origin of the F-Word is interesting (if it is historically correct, I'm not sure because the book was Sooo out there).
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By high_fructose on April 16 2004
Format: Paperback
It overdoes the whole "message" the book puts forth, so reading the second half of it won't compare to how good reading the first half is, but all in all I love it. I'd give it 5 stars if the last 100 pages was just cut off, which would leave a little for the imagination as well.
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By Amy Shearer on Feb. 11 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This has a big spiritual message in a truly fun story. I read it years ago and bought it for my sons, who are now adults, and they are enjoying it.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
in your face truth June 13 2005
By Carol - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This book is so true you will find yourself at a peaceful silience, if you are not laughing out loud! Too bad it is not a true story. I can't believe someone can come up with such real accounts of human behavior without having experianced it firsthand! I am assuming some of it was lived. The psycology of thought and life's reaction to attitudes is thrown at you with amazing precision. I am enjoying the read and am in no way insulted by his use of language as it is as real as real life can be. Thank you whomever truly wrote this book! I am greatful for your insight and will pass this book along.
12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
A lot of fun about nothing April 13 2000
By James M. Reed - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This book should be enjoyed for what it is; the secret of life. Now that I have let the cat out of the bag everyone will be rushing to buy this out-of-print gem. But, no need to worry, it can be found in many fine used bookstores. It is a fun read, along with some profound insights hidden amonst the clarinet playing. And yes, YES works.
11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Read it, Re-read it, and will probably read it again April 12 2002
By "dupe_rider" - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I read this book once years ago and couldnot put it down. I found it in a an old box of books the other day and re-read it, and again could not put it down. This is truly the most fun book I have ever read. It's a great theory, and even better when you live it through the characters in the book. This is one book I would recomend to anybody looking to lighten up!
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Incredibly exquisite, superb and great, nothing but optimism Jan. 11 1999
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This book is for every single person, as said in the book, Rev. Wing speaks every ones language. his outlook on life through the eyes of Yes, are incredible, the most remarkable book I have ever read, saying Yes to things helped me so much, it also helped the thirty people I bought the book for. This book is far from only applying yes to everything, but also entertaining and fun, from clarinets, to zucchini and cantaloupe, to a gay bar and self-cleaning ash trays. Phenomenal book.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
tongue in cheek? or the True Way? Nov. 16 1998
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
this is either a great satire, a thoroughly enjoyable read, or the Holy Instrument of the True Light. Or, all three. Only those of us who can accept the crass vulgarity of the first Word as well as the Unifying Inclusion of the Second Word will find out. Bless you, Noble Freaks


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