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My Incredibly Wonderful, Miserable Life

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My Incredibly Wonderful, Miserable Life

My Incredibly Wonderful, Miserable Life

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Adam Nimoy
publisher:
Pocket Books
genre:
Nonfiction, Memoir

We gave it a B

Yes, this ”anti-memoir” is written by the son of Spock, but My Incredibly Wonderful, Miserable Life isn’t your standard juicy child-of-a-celebrity tell-all, or even a behind-the-ears Star Trek geek-out. Although a stare-down between actor Leonard Nimoy and Charles Bronson is pretty fun, the sci-fi icon is ultimately as ”distant and lonely” a presence in the book as he apparently was in his son’s life. But with surprising charm and candor, the younger Nimoy recounts his own fatherhood, relating how his divorce (and corresponding end to a 30-year pot addiction) changed him and challenged his relationship with his two barely teenage kids. B