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Bird by Bird - Anne Lamott

Bird by Bird

Author Anne Lamott

  • Published: 1994-09-06
  • Category: Writing
4 Stars
From 6 Customers Review
Price: $13.99


"A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer's world and its treacherous swamps." --Los Angeles Times

Advice on writing and on life from an acclaimed bestselling author:
"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.'"

Top Customer Reviews

  • Fantastic

    From Anastasia Baryshnikova
    Absolutely amazing. Funny, sincere, inspiring. About writing, and life, and many other things. A must-read and re-read regularly.