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Bird by bird: some instructions on writing and life

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"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.'"
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9780307424983
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Full title bird by bird some instructions on writing and life
Author lamott anne
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title_display Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life
title_full Bird by Bird Some Instructions on Writing and Life, Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life / Anne Lamott, Bird by bird [electronic resource] : some instructions on writing and life / Anne Lamott, Bird by bird [sound recording] / Anne Lamott
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title_sub some instructions on writing and life
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