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Beautiful Hardship: My Story

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B. MICHAEL FETT makes his literary debut with his moving autobiography, Beautiful Hardship My Story. His compelling book chronicles forty years of a life racked with bad decisions and bad luck, but shows what it took to overcome it all.
Growing up in a small town in the State of Iowa as a product of divorce, his story begins with a dark childhood where he witnessed physic
Paperback, 278 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by American Book Publishing Group (first published June 2009)
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Jul 30, 2009 Michael rated it it was amazing
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Where does a guy who is just forty years old get the gonads to write an autobiography? Read this book and you will understand; Mr. Fett has packed more into his (thus far short) lifespan, more experiences, than many octogenarians can lay claim to.

Some people are blessed. They set a goal for themselves and they reach it. They have fulfilling lives. Mr. Fett wasn’t quite so lucky. He set a goal and in trying to reach it, saw it all crash down around him. His goal d
Aug 17, 2009 Chop rated it it was amazing
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At first glance this may seem very much a "guy" book. Certainly it is the story of a man and details events that men can enjoy but everyone regardless of gender can relate to the feelings of embarrassment, desperation, and depression that Mr. Fett experiences in his many interesting....and heart-rending life situations. What can be learned is that no experience need be the end of the story...and that's what makes this autobiography compelling reading. It should give anyone who reads it the ...more
Dec 09, 2009 Kristin rated it it was amazing
What a great read. What courage it took for this author to disclose such private hardships in his life. We all have our own life’s challenges on multiple levels, but most of us don't have the willingness or tenacity to share it with the world. How inspiring this book was for me to read. A compelling story of perseverance and triumph through everyday life’s trials and tribulations, Beautiful Hardship is a great story of living life to the fullest, not succumbing to negative assumptions, and never ...more
May 15, 2010 Lori rated it it was amazing
Fett has an amazing ability to allow all of us readers to follow him through his trials and tribulations with such clarity of his perseverence. He is an incredible writer and should be followed with every book he writes! Thanks Fett for sharing your spirit!
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