|Author||: Lynda Barry|
|Release Date||: 2009|
|ISBN 10||: 9780224087872|
|Pages||: 209 pages|
|Rating||: 4/5 from 3 reviews|
What It Isdemonstrates a tried-and-true creative method that is playful, powerful and accessible to anyone with an inquisitive wish to write or remember. Bursting with full-colour drawings, comics and collages, autobiographical sections and gentle creative guidance, each page is an invigorating example of exactly what it is: 'The ordinary is extraordinary'. Lynda Barry explores the depths of the inner and outer realms of creation and imagination, where play can be serious, monsters have purpose and not knowing is an answer unto itself. How do objects summon memories? What do real images feel like? These types of questions permeate the pages ofWhat It Is, with words attracting pictures and conjuring places through a pen that first and foremost keeps on moving. Her insight and sincerity will tackle the most persistent of inhibitions, calling back every kid who quit drawing to feel alive again at the experiential level.
by Lynda Barry
What It Isdemonstrates a tried-and-true creative method that is playful, powerful and accessible to anyone with an inquisitive wish to write or remember. Bursting with full-colour drawings, comics and collages, autobiographical sections and gentle creative guidance, each page is an invigorating example of exactly what it is: 'The ordinary is extraordinary'. Lynda Barry explores the depths of the inner and outer realms of creation and imagination, where play can be serious, monsters have purpose and not knowing is an answerGET BOOK!
by Patrick French
The first major biography of V.S. Naipaul, the controversial and enigmatic Nobel laureate: a stunning writer whose only stated ambition was greatness, in pursuit of which goal nothing else was sacred. Beginning in rich detail in Trinidad, where Naipaul was born into an Indian family, Patrick French skillfully examines Naipaul’s life within a displaced community and his fierce ambition at school. He describes how, on scholarship at Oxford, homesickness and depression struck with great force; the ways inGET BOOK!
by Dave Liebman,Lewis Porter
Dave Liebman is one of the leading forces in contemporary jazz. Prominently known for performing with Miles Davis and Elvin Jones, he has exerted considerable influence as a saxophonist, bandleader, composer, author, and educator. In What It Is: The Life of a Jazz Artist, friend, pianist, and noted jazz scholar Lewis Porter conducts a series of in-depth interviews with Liebman, who discusses his professional, personal, and musical relationships with notable musicians, as well as such personal matters as contracting polioGET BOOK!
by Coco Blu
Mr. Purple Dinosaur was a very lonely dinosaur until he met a family who took him in and loved him. Through this family Mr. Purple Dinosaur found God and his son Jesus. He also found the love of his life, Daisy Mae. Mr. Purple Dinosaur and Daisy Mae were married. Very soon they will have two tiny purple dinosaurs!GET BOOK!
by Horace Fletcher
Horace Fletcher, an American health-food advocate of the Victorian era, earned the nickname ""The Great Masticator"" through his advocation that food needed to be chewed thirty-two times before being swallowed. At the age of 58, he conducted a series of strength and endurance experiments at the Yale Gymnasium versus college athletes which claimed that Fletcher could outperform these athletes. Fletcher also had a great interest in human excreta, believing that it evidenced one's true nutrition. He also advocated for a low-proteinGET BOOK!
by Debra A. Scales
Sometimes it’s the little things we overlook that keep us from experiencing God’s best. We all have a purpose and destiny in discovering our best selves. As we begin to seek the path for our lives, the lessons we learn from God’s Word are considered “stepping-stones.” They are not there to make us stumble, but to move us into the next level of our lives. It Is What It Isdiscusses the lessons author Debra A. Scales hasGET BOOK!
by Karen Minors
Maiya is a young, intelligent, and beautiful co-owner of a lucrative physical therapy company with her best friend Milan. Unlucky in love, she has continued to make bad choices in men. Until the day she meets Malachi, Maiya has given up on love. Malachi is everything a woman could want: single, sexy, successful....And no kids. But is Malachi the man of Maiyas dreams? Can he really make her happy? Has she gotten her ex-boyfriend out of her life? ForGET BOOK!
by Jack Martinelli
The mystery of time has baffled physicists for more than 100 years. Thousands of pages have been written on the subject and in each case the focus is on the clues, mysteries, puzzles and paradoxes and in the end … all unresolved. If you thought Einstein cracked the problem of time, think again. He barely opened the door. Brian Greene of string theory fame asked some of the worlds leading physicists “what is time?”. This is what they said: Janna Levin ofGET BOOK!
by Montez Jordan
The lure of the Charm City streets can be addictive. Money moves fast and the lifestyle that goes along with it moves even faster. No one knows that better than Cho, a Baltimore hustler who, along with his crew, dominates the city's drug game with an inventory that lines dope fiends up for blocks. But the notoriety and the privilege of being at the top comes with a long list of life-or-death consequences that Cho and the people he lovesGET BOOK!
by Kemy Loree Derlago
As I travel across north America, operating a tractor and trailer, hauling consumer goods, I come across many events of the human spirit and so I write about what I see, hoping that it may, make you cry, make you laugh, make you think about life and how precious it is.GET BOOK!
by ESSDALE WILSON
The Bible has outsold every other book that was ever written. This book is the filler for what little space that is available. Everyone should own, memorize and apply the contents because: 1. It is reader friendly; a special effort has been put into removing the suffering associated with forced obligatory reading. 2. WHAT IT IS is must reading for those searching for spiritual contact. It is the paradigm for methodology that is practical for those who prefer to do their ownGET BOOK!
by Terry L. Ursini
Ever wondered how we got where we are? How did the workplace change, why was it not noticed before? Should you have seen these changes before it all happened? The jobs went away, bonuses went up, there was more work do to, and yet the worker was appreciated less, not more. Legacy is gone. Loyalty to employees is gone. A fair days wage for a fair days pay has been replaced by the part time job. The rules all changed.GET BOOK!
by Shanna Hindson
I don't know why I've written this book, I don't even know if anyone will ever read past this blurb but what I do know is.... Tough times don't last, Tough people do! As a child you have delusions of grandeur that by the time you're 30 you'll be famous, have a huge house and possibly even servants....Yeah right...More likely a 9-5 job, boyfriend and grossly, hair in places that really isn't necessary! At 28 my life wasn't what I'dGET BOOK!