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Twenty years ago Natalie Goldberg's classic, Writing Down the Bones, broke new ground in its approach to writing as a practice. Now, Old Friend from Far Away --her first book since Writing Down the Bones to focus solely on writing--reaffirms Goldberg's status as a foremost teacher of writing, and completely transforms the practice of writing memoir. To write memoir, we must first kw how to remember. Through timed, associative, and meditative exercises, Old Friend from Far Away guides you to the attentive state of thought in which you discover and open forgotten doors of memory. At once a beautifully written celebration of the memoir form, an invative course full of practical teachings, and a deeply affecting meditation on consciousness, love, life, and death, Old Friend from Far Away welcomes aspiring writers of all levels and encourages them to find their unique voice to tell their stories. Like Writing Down the Bones, it will become an old friend to which readers return again and again.
Author(s) Natalie Goldberg
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Format Paperback / softback
Subject Usage & Writing Guides
Country of Publication United States
Imprint Simon & Schuster
Weight 295 g
Width 137 mm
Height 208 mm
Spine 23 mm
Format Details Trade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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