Living to Tell the Tale

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Book Description Penguin Books, United States, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 137 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. quot;Writing is a second chance at life,quot; writes Jane McDonnell. quot;I think all writing constitutes an effort to establish our own meaningfulness, even in the midst of sadness and disappointment.quot;In Living to Tell the Tale, McDonnell draws on this impulse, as well as on her own experiences as a writer and teacher of memoir, to give us what should become the definitive book on writing quot;crisis memoirsquot; and other kinds of personal narrative. She provides specific techniques and advice to help the writer discover his or her inner voice, recognizeand then silencethe inner censor, begin a narrative, and develop it with such aids as photographs and documents. Citing many landmark works such as Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior and Frank McCourt sAngela s Ashes, as well as unpublished writings, McDonnell shows how writers can recreate past experiences through memories, and imaginatively reshape material into the story that needs to be told. Each chapter concludes with exercises to help the writer grapple with particular problems, such as trying to write about experiences that are only partly recalled. McDonnell also offers a list of recommended reading. Memoirs, such as Mary Karr s The Liars Club (Penguin) have hit bestseller lists nationwide during the past year, and are of great interest to aspiring writers. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780140265309

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Book Description Penguin Books, United States, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 137 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. quot;Writing is a second chance at life,quot; writes Jane McDonnell. quot;I think all writing constitutes an effort to establish our own meaningfulness, even in the midst of sadness and disappointment.quot;In Living to Tell the Tale, McDonnell draws on this impulse, as well as on her own experiences as a writer and teacher of memoir, to give us what should become the definitive book on writing quot;crisis memoirsquot; and other kinds of personal narrative. She provides specific techniques and advice to help the writer discover his or her inner voice, recognizeand then silencethe inner censor, begin a narrative, and develop it with such aids as photographs and documents. Citing many landmark works such as Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior and Frank McCourt sAngela s Ashes, as well as unpublished writings, McDonnell shows how writers can recreate past experiences through memories, and imaginatively reshape material into the story that needs to be told. Each chapter concludes with exercises to help the writer grapple with particular problems, such as trying to write about experiences that are only partly recalled. McDonnell also offers a list of recommended reading. Memoirs, such as Mary Karr s The Liars Club (Penguin) have hit bestseller lists nationwide during the past year, and are of great interest to aspiring writers. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780140265309

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Book Description Penguin Books, United States, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 137 mm. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. quot;Writing is a second chance at life,quot; writes Jane McDonnell. quot;I think all writing constitutes an effort to establish our own meaningfulness, even in the midst of sadness and disappointment.quot;In Living to Tell the Tale, McDonnell draws on this impulse, as well as on her own experiences as a writer and teacher of memoir, to give us what should become the definitive book on writing quot;crisis memoirsquot; and other kinds of personal narrative. She provides specific techniques and advice to help the writer discover his or her inner voice, recognizeand then silencethe inner censor, begin a narrative, and develop it with such aids as photographs and documents. Citing many landmark works such as Maxine Hong Kingston s The Woman Warrior and Frank McCourt sAngela s Ashes, as well as unpublished writings, McDonnell shows how writers can recreate past experiences through memories, and imaginatively reshape material into the story that needs to be told. Each chapter concludes with exercises to help the writer grapple with particular problems, such as trying to write about experiences that are only partly recalled. McDonnell also offers a list of recommended reading. Memoirs, such as Mary Karr s The Liars Club (Penguin) have hit bestseller lists nationwide during the past year, and are of great interest to aspiring writers. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780140265309

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