9780385480017

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

ISBN 10: 0385480016 / 0-385-48001-6
ISBN 13: 9780385480017
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publication Date: 1995
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis:
"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that hed 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 brothers shoulder, and said, Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.'"

Review:
"Superb writing advice. Ms. Lamott's book [is] hilarious, helpful, [and] provocative."

Patricia Hold

Review:
"Lamott's irony is wise and hardly ever cynical. She sees things in their twisted nakedness and embraces them. That she is able to be funny and wise about what is difficult or painful is surely powerful evidence of the same grace she finds in the people she loves; it is the good fortune of readers that she is so willing to share."

New York Times Book Review

 

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Book Description: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Anchor Books ed. 197 x 140 mm. Brand New Book. 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. Superb writing advice. hilarious, helpful and provocative. -- New York Times Book Review. A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer s world and its treacherous swamps. -- Los Angeles Times. A gift to all of us mortals who write or ever wanted to write. sidesplittingly funny, patiently wise and alternately cranky and kind -- a reveille to get off our duffs and start writing now, while we still can. -- Seattle Times. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780385480017

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