How to Hold a Cockroach: A book for those who are free and don't know it (full color version)

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"What are you, really?"

A heartbroken boy begins a life-changing journey when a menacing guest disturbs his dinner. Confronted one-by-one by the sources of his torment, the boy is forced to consider some of life's key questions:

  1. What makes one thing vile and another sacred?
  2. What decides how I experience life?
  3. What am I?

With a surprising and simple message, How to Hold a Cockroach is a moving love letter to humankind, a book for all who are free and don't know it... yet.

42 Beautiful Illustrations

The hardcover edition is 7x10 inches and contains full-color illustrations.

The paperback edition is 6x9 inches and contains black-and-white illustrations.

The eBook edition contains full-color illustrations (or black-and-white if color is not supported on your device).

For All Ages

A children's book for adults, How to Hold a Cockroach may be enjoyed by everyone.

Author: Matthew Maxwell
Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Hearthstone
Published: 04/10/2020
Pages: 110
Weight: 1.06lbs
Size: 10.00h x 7.00w x 0.44d
ISBN: 9781733353328

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001

About the Author
Maxwell, Matthew: - Matthew Maxwell is passionate about our potential to transform our perspectives and experience greater levels of freedom, joy, and love. No stranger to transformation, he went from being a married, Mormon, meat-loving mutual fund securities lawyer to a single, vegetarian teacher, speaker, writer, actor, leadership coach, and spiritual explorer. He is the founder of Hearthstone Coaching and Consulting, helping individuals and organizations clarify and create what they most yearn for. As a speaker, he presents on topics that drive personal and professional transformation, such as integrity, power, and compassion. Find out more at Matt was raised in Colorado and Texas (where his beliefs about cockroaches had ample opportunities to flourish). He studied music at Brigham Young University, history at the University of Hawaii, and law at the University of Chicago Law School. When he's not coaching or presenting, Matt can be found writing in parks or coffee shops, performing on stage, wandering the world, and learning to swing dance. You can also find him as a host of the Cultivating Courage podcast.