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Waiting For Snow In Havana

Author : Carlos Eire
ISBN : 0743246411
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 72.7 MB
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A survivor of the Cuban Revolution recounts his pre-war childhood as the religiously devout son of a judge, and describes the conflict's violent and irrevocable impact on his friends, family, and native land.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

You Should Really Write A Book

Author : Regina Brooks
ISBN : 9781250015662
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 72.51 MB
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Even if you don't happen to be a celebrity, this book will teach you methods for striking publishing gold—conceptualizing, selling, and marketing a memoir—while dealing with the complicated emotions that arise during the creation of your work. If you've ever been told that "You should really write a book" and you've decided to give it a try, this book is for you. It hones in on the three key measures necessary for aspiring authors to conceptualize, sell, and market their memoirs. Written especially for those who don't happen to be celebrities You Should Really Write a Book reveals why and how so many relatively unknown memoirists are making a name for themselves. With references to more than four hundred books and six memoir categories, this is essential reading for anyone wanting to write a commercially viable memoir in today's vastly changing publishing industry. The days are long gone when editors and agents were willing to take on a manuscript simply because it was based on a "good" idea or even because it was well written. With eyes focused on the bottom line, they now look for skilled and creative authors with an established audience, too. Brooks and Richardson use the latest social networking, marketing, and promotional trends and explain how to conceptualize and strategize campaigns that cause buzz, dramatically fueling word-of-mouth and attracting attention in the publishing world and beyond. Full of current examples and in-depth analysis, this guide explains what sells and why, teaches writers to think like publishers, and offers guidance on dealing with complicated emotions—essential tools for maximizing memoir success.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Getting There

Author : Luis A. Martínez
ISBN : 1462825834
Genre : Business & Economics
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Are you frustrated in your current job? Are you unemployed? Does your employer recognize your personal value proposition? Do you recognize it? The process outlined in this book has been used successfully by hundreds of clients who came to recognize their worth, and then made significant changes in their lives. Your book was really great! Ive read many books on this topic, including What Color is Your Parachute, Rites of Passage, etc., and yours is the most succinct, easiest to use, very enjoyable to read, and extremely helpful. Diane Wiley, Senior Professional in Human Resources Luis your unique personal stories are the differentiating factor from everyone else out there that does what you do. Pam Sherman, Recovering Lawyer, Actor, Coach, Author-The Suburban Outlaw
Category: Business & Economics

The Power Of Meaning

Author : Emily Esfahani Smith
ISBN : 9781473503120
Genre : Self-Help
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'Life-transforming' Susan Cain, author of Quiet Searching for happiness is overrated, learn to find meaning instead There is a persistent myth in our culture that in order to lead a fulfilling life we must pursue happiness at all times. In her groundbreaking work, Emily Esfahani Smith explains that it is actually the search for meaning that will bring fulfilment. She argues that meaning is all around us in vast untapped resources, and that the key is finding it in the right here, right now. Her inspiring TED Talk on the same topic has been viewed over a million times. To explore how we can change our lives for the better, she draws on the latest research in psychology, sociology, philosophy and neuroscience, as well as insights from figures in literature and history such as George Eliot, Viktor Frankl, Aristotle and the Buddha. She shows us how cultivating connections to others, identifying and working toward a purpose, telling stories about our place in the world, and seeking out mystery, can immeasurably deepen our lives. To do this she visits remarkable people and places, such as a tight-knit fishing village in the Chesapeake Bay, a dinner where young people gather to share their experiences of profound loss, and a drug kingpin who finds his purpose in helping people get fit. She explores how we might begin to build a culture that leaves space for introspection and awe, cultivates a sense of community, and imbues our lives with meaning.
Category: Self-Help

Hispanic Link Weekly Report

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105115067246
Genre : Hispanic Americans
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Category: Hispanic Americans

Book Review Digest

Author : H.W. Wilson Company
ISBN : UOM:39015057977368
Genre : Books
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Children S Writer Guide To 2006

Author : Susan M. Tierney
ISBN : UOM:39015063269255
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An annual overview for aspiring contributors to the juvenile book and magazine market draws on the expertise of more than 250 leading editors, authors, and industry experts, discussing how to make the most of important publishing trends. Original.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Chases Calendar Of Events 2005

Author : Editors of Chases
ISBN : 0071446761
Genre : Reference
File Size : 68.45 MB
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For almost 50 years, Chase's Calendar of Events has been the most trusted and comprehensive reference to just what's going on today Whether it's an important historical anniversary, the phases of the moon, a sports event, the birthday of a favorite celebrity, a festival, or much, much more, Chase's has all the answers. Also available with a CD-ROM that allows you to customize searches by date, subject, location, and many other ways!
Category: Reference

The World Almanac And Book Of Facts 2009

Author : C. Alan Joyce
ISBN : 1600571050
Genre : Reference
File Size : 30.86 MB
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Features information on nations, states, and cities, celebrities, sports, consumerism, the arts, health and nutrition, United States and world history, and numerous other subjects
Category: Reference

The Wall Street Journal

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924096862028
Genre : Barron's national business and financial weekly
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Category: Barron's national business and financial weekly