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Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Jim Becker - Goodreads

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Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Colleen Clark - Goodreads

I have been aware of this book, this story for a while. I was prompted to borrow it from a library and read it now because Shawn has a new book entitled "Twin" and will be speaking at my local ... Read full review

Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Taylor Winters - Goodreads

You first have to realize this is not a self-help book. The author is not promising a cure from this book, but a relief of not being alone in the strange world of phobias. I'm not cured of mine, but I ... Read full review

Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Kathleen - Goodreads

Allen goes back to examine his life, complete with phobias. Everything is stripped away and he is able to put together what it meant to let his twin sister go into an institution at age eight. (and he ... Read full review

Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Ann Evans - Goodreads

i did not read this book. i was reviewing another book by the same author and found that, in my fatigue, i had added the review to the wrong book. bummer. Read full review

Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Lois - Goodreads

This was fascinating to me because I wanted to have a better understanding of phobias. The parts of it dealing with cutting-edge brain research were heavy going, but his life story and that of his ... Read full review

Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Vikki - Goodreads

This was a book about Allen Shawn's phobias but also about his father's double life. He learned of his father's double life when he was thirty. I found it all very, very interesting. Now Allen Shawn is a music professor at Bennington. Read full review

Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Allen Shawn, Wallace's Brother, is a composer, a professor and a remarkably phobic individual. This memoir, and marvelous forensic account of one's own illnesses, is witty, provocative, sad and truly ... Read full review

Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Allen Shawn is smarter than most people on their best days. Despite his being a composer, the quality of the writing and the confidence of his stride into psychology and physiology does not resound ... Read full review

Review: Wish I Could Be There: Notes From a Phobic Life

User Review  - Talia - Goodreads

It was like reading about myself. Great book. Read full review


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