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The Resource A manner of being : writers on their mentors, edited by Annie Liontas and Jeff Parker

A manner of being : writers on their mentors, edited by Annie Liontas and Jeff Parker

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A manner of being : writers on their mentors
Title
A manner of being
Title remainder
writers on their mentors
Statement of responsibility
edited by Annie Liontas and Jeff Parker
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
"What do the punk singer Henry Rollins, the Guatemalan writer Rodrigo Rey Rosa, the American authors Tobias Wolff, Tayari Jones, and George Saunders, the Canadian writer Sheila Heti, and the Russian poet Polina Barskova have in common? At some point they all studied the art of writing deeply with someone. The nearly seventy short essays in A Manner of Being, by some of the best contemporary writers from around the world, pay homage to mentors--the writers, teachers, nannies, and sages--who enlighten, push, encourage, and sometimes hurt, fail, and limit their protégés. There are mentors encountered in the schoolhouse and on farms, in NYC and in MFA programs; mentors who show up exactly when needed, offering comfort, a steadying hand, a commiseration, a dose of tough love. This collection is rich with anecdotes from the heartfelt to the salacious, gems of writing advice, and guidance for how to live the writing life in a world that all too often doesn't care whether you write or not. Each contribution is intimate and distinct--yet a common theme is that mentors model a manner of being." -- Publisher's description
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A manner of being : writers on their mentors, edited by Annie Liontas and Jeff Parker
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lineage I -- Schoolhouse -- Outliers -- Lineage II -- Tough Love -- No Mentor Here -- Interventions -- Lineage III
Control code
sky2ocm77957677
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781625341815
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015028019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
A manner of being : writers on their mentors, edited by Annie Liontas and Jeff Parker
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lineage I -- Schoolhouse -- Outliers -- Lineage II -- Tough Love -- No Mentor Here -- Interventions -- Lineage III
Control code
sky2ocm77957677
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781625341815
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015028019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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