Bird by Bird

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Release date: 2007-12-18

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For a quarter century, more than a million readersscribes and scribblers of all ages and abilitieshave been inspired by Anne Lamott's hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom passed down from Anne's fatheralso a writerin the iconic passage that gives the book its title: ';Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. It was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead. Then my father sat down beside him, put his arm around my brother's shoulder, and said, ';Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.'' An essential volume for generations of writers young and old, Bird by Bird is a modern classic. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition will continue to spark creative minds for years to come.

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Genre: linguistics

Collection: Anchor

Type: EPub

Pages: 272

ISBN: 9780307424983

Additional Information

Genre: linguistics

Collection: Anchor

Type: EPub

Pages: 272

ISBN: 9780307424983

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