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Your Life As Story Discovering the "New Autobiography" and Writing Memoir As Literature (Paperback)

Author:  Tristine Rainer
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0874779227
ISBN-13: 9780874779226
Sku: 30336413
Publish Date: 4/1/1998
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9H x 6.25L x 1T
Pages:  353
Age Range:  22 to UP
 
Provides practical coaching on writing long or short autobiographical narratives, including a history of autobiography and examples from such writers as Maya Angelou, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Russell Baker *Author: Rainer, Tristine *Subtitle: Discovering the New Autobiography and Writing Memoir As Literature *Publication Date: 1998/04/01 *Number of Pages: 353 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 6.25 *Height: 9.00
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In Your Life As Story, autobiography expert Tristine Rainer explains how we can all find the important messages in our lives. Like Mary Karr or Frank McCourt, we can shape those stories into dramatic narratives that are compelling to others. Blending literary scholarship with practical coaching, Rainer shares her remarkable techniques for finding the essentials of story structure within your life's scattered experiences. Most important, she explains how to treasure the struggles in your past and discover the meaning within those experiences to capture the unique myth at work in your life.The definitive guide to writing the story only you can tell, from the author of The New Diary (more than 75,000 copies sold). In Your Life As Story, autobiography expert Tristine Rainer explains how we can all find the important messages in our lives. Like Mary Karr or Frank McCourt, we can shape those stories into dramatic narratives that are compelling to others. Blending literary scholarship with practical coaching, Rainer shares her remarkable techniques for finding the essentials of story structure within your life's scattered experiences. Most important, she explains how to treasure the struggles in your past and discover the meaning within those experiences to capture the unique myth at work in your life.Provides practical coaching on writing long or short autobiographical narratives, including a history of autobiography and examples from such writers as Maya Angelou, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Russell Baker
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A "how-to" guide for those interested in writing autobiographies. Rainer, author of "The New Diary", pays particular attention to the popularity of autobiographical writing in the 1990s, discussing works such as "Angela's Ashes" and "The Kiss".
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   18
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0353
Product attributePublisher:   Putnam Publishing Group
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