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100 Thing Challenge How I Got Rid of Almost Everything, Remade My Life, and Regained My Soul

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ISBN-10: 0061787744

ISBN-13: 9780061787744

Edition: 2011

Authors: Dave Bruno

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In 2008, ordinary family guy Dave Bruno decided to winnow down everything he owned to merely 100 things and to unhook himself from the intravenous drip of consumerism that seemed to be fueling his life. Dave Bruno offers compelling anecdotes and practical advice readers can use to resist consumerism and live a more meaningful life.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Dave Bruno is a successful entrepreneur who cofounded ChristianAudio and helped it become a leading publisher of audiobooks. He has an M.A. in Religion in American Life from Wheaton College. Dave is a native of San Diego, where he lives with his wife and three daughters. He loves every outdoor inch of California that he's ever hiked, biked, surfed, or seen. Dave's favorite of many household pets is his loyal mutt, Piper.

Preface: Of Cats and Contentment
The Challenge Takes Shape
The 100 Thing Challenge
A Reluctant Entrepreneur
"American-Style Consumerism" Got My Attention
Every Challenge Needs Rules
Personal Change Begins at Home
Purging Things and "Things Past"
The Hardest Thing to Cut
The Challenge Takes Off
My 100 Thing Challenge Begins
The 100 Thing Challenge List
Imprecise Goods
A Challenge Christmas
Naturally, Our Stuff Goes Only So Far
A Winter Update
Reactions to the Spectacle
A New Frugality
The Short Answer to the Big Question
The 88 Thing Challenge
My Almost Perfect Wednesday
My 10 Thing Hobby
A Modest Proposal for the One Thing We Should All Keep
Epilogue: Keep Going
How to Do a 100 Thing Challenge
Post-Challenge Things