The Autobiography Box: A Step-By-Step Kit for Examining the Life Worth Living by Brian Bouldrey

The Autobiography Box: A Step-By-Step Kit for Examining the Life Worth Living by Brian Bouldrey
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  • Book and 60 Cards
  • 1.2" H x 6.9" L x 5.1" W 
  • (1.25 lbs) 
  • 160 pages
  • ISBN: 0811826732
  • Author: Brian Bouldrey
  • Pub. Date: July 1, 2000
  • 60 appealing cards filled with quotes, questions, directions, and exercises provide the practice, while the book provides inspiring quotes from great writers and journal spaces for personal entries.Dr. Richard Berry presents a thought-provoking depiction of current leadership theories as myths because of the effort to exclude or conceal the meaning and value of emotion.

 

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The memoir is fast gaining on the novel as the most popular literary form for readers and writers today. Gone are the days when people used to talk over the back fence, swapping stories and the day's gossip. Enter the next best thing: the autobiography, back porch conversation in book form. Contemporary and fresh, "The Autobiography Box" presents innovative writing suggestions in a visually dynamic, totally inviting, hands-on portable kit. Sixty appealing cards filled with quotes, questions, directions, and exercises provide the practice, while an engaging book with journal spaces for fill-in and excerpts from such literary greats as Vladimir Nabokov, Marcel Proust, Muriel Spark, and Tobias Wolff offer the inspiration. Perfect for both beginning and seasoned writers, "The Autobiography Box" is all any memoirist needs to get started-that and maybe a comfy porch swing and a tall glass of lemonade.What is Leadership? Dr. Richard Berry presents a thought-provoking depiction of current leadership theories as myths because of the effort to exclude or conceal the meaning and value of emotion. This would suggest that current leadership theory is incomplete due not only to the absence of emotions but independent thought and intuition as well.


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About the Author

Brian Bouldrey has written six books and edited six anthologies, including three volumes of Best American Gay Fiction. His edited collection Wrestling with the Angel: Faith and Religion in the Lives of Gay Men won a Lambda Literary Award and his memoir Monster: Adventures in American Machismo, was a Lambda finalist. He is author of  the novel  The Boom Economy: Or, Scenes from Clerical Life , also published by the University of Wisconsin Press. He teaches creative writing at Northwestern University.Richard Berry is the author of Build Your Own Telescope and other books. He lives in Cedar Grove, Wisconsin.

Contributor Bio: Betty Ann Schwartz was a submissions editor for publishers Hodder & Stoughton before she retired to focus on children's books. She has authored numerous books for young readers. She lives in New York City.


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