Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life
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New York : Anchor Books, 1995.
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Physical Desc
xxxi, 238 pages ; 22 cm
Status
Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
NF 928.1 LAMOTT, A 1995

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English
ISBN
9780385480017 (pbk.), 0385480016 (pbk.)

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Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, 1994.
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"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.'" From the Trade Paperback edition.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lamott, A. (1995). Bird by bird: some instructions on writing and life (First Anchor Books edition.). Anchor Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lamott, Anne. 1995. Bird By Bird: Some Instructions On Writing and Life. New York: Anchor Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lamott, Anne. Bird By Bird: Some Instructions On Writing and Life New York: Anchor Books, 1995.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lamott, Anne. Bird By Bird: Some Instructions On Writing and Life First Anchor Books edition., Anchor Books, 1995.

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