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Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure
Not Quite What I Was Planning Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure
Author: Larry Smith, Rachel Fershleiser
Deceptively simple and surprisingly addictive, Not Quite What I Was Planning is a thousand glimpses of humanity—six words at a time. One Life. Six Words. What's Yours? When Hemingway famously wrote, "For Sale: baby shoes, never worn," he proved that an entire story can be told using a half dozen words. When the online storytelli...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780061374050
ISBN-10: 0061374059
Publication Date: 2/1/2008
Pages: 240
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3.8 stars, based on 27 ratings
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 3
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About 800 6 word stories, are fun to read a few pages at a time. Didn't see many famous people beyond Sebastian Junger and Jane Goddall, not that it matters. I had quite a few favorites, including "Anything Possible - But I was tired", "Girlfriend is pregnant my husband said", "After you jump, the net appears", and "I colored outside of the lines"
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reviewed Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure on + 5 more book reviews
Love it! Short, quippy, interersting.
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Tiny bites of reading; quite delicious!
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Funny, clever, touching - quick - enjoyed reading! ;)


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