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Old friend from far away : the practice of writing memoir / Natalie Goldberg.

By: Goldberg, Natalie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Free Press, 2008, c2007Edition: 1st Free Press hardcover ed.Description: xxi, 309 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781416535027; 1416535020.Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching | Autobiography -- Authorship -- Problems, exercises, etc | Biography as a literary formDDC classification: 808/.06692 Online resources: Publisher description | Sample text | Table of contents only Summary: Millions of Americans want to write about their lives. With this book as the road map for getting started and following through, writers and readers will gain a deeper understanding of their own minds, learn to connect with their senses in order to find the detail and truth that give their written words power and authenticity, and unfold the natural structure of the stories they carry within. Through timed, associative, and meditative exercises, writing teacher Goldberg guides you to the attentive state of thought in which you discover and open forgotten doors of memory. At once a celebration of the memoir form, an innovative course full of practical teachings, and a meditation on consciousness, love, life, and death, this book welcomes aspiring writers of all levels and encourages them to find their unique voice to tell their stories.--From publisher description.
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Millions of Americans want to write about their lives. With this book as the road map for getting started and following through, writers and readers will gain a deeper understanding of their own minds, learn to connect with their senses in order to find the detail and truth that give their written words power and authenticity, and unfold the natural structure of the stories they carry within. Through timed, associative, and meditative exercises, writing teacher Goldberg guides you to the attentive state of thought in which you discover and open forgotten doors of memory. At once a celebration of the memoir form, an innovative course full of practical teachings, and a meditation on consciousness, love, life, and death, this book welcomes aspiring writers of all levels and encourages them to find their unique voice to tell their stories.--From publisher description.

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