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Looking Back: A Book of Memories.

LOWRY, Lois.

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ISBN 10: 039589543X / ISBN 13: 9780395895436
Editorial: Houghton Mifflin,, Boston:, 1998
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Chesterfield, MA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Black and white photographs. Sixth printing. SIGNED and dated by the author in 2009. Fine in a fine dust jacket. N° de ref. de la librería 75495

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Título: Looking Back: A Book of Memories.

Editorial: Houghton Mifflin,, Boston:

Año de publicación: 1998

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

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Sinopsis:

"I would like to introduce you to this book. It has no plot. It is about moments, memories, fragments, falsehoods, and fantasies. It is about things that happened, which caused other things to happen, so that eventually stories emerged." Children as well as adults often ask Lois Lowry where the ideas for her stories came from. In this fascinating, moving autobiography, the Newbery Medalist answers this and many other questions. Her writing often transports readers into her own world. She explores her rich history through family pictures, memories, and recollections of childhood friends. She details pivotal moments that affected her life, inspired her writing, and that magically evolved into rich and wonderful stories that one is reluctant to put down. Lowry fans, and anyone interested in the writing process, will tremendously enjoy this poignant trip through a remarkable writer's past.

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People are constantly asking Newbery medalist Lois Lowry where she gets her ideas. In this fascinating memoir, Lowry answers this question through her recollections of childhood friends and through pictures and memories that explore her rich family history. She recounts the pivotal moments that inspired her writing, describing how they magically turned into fiction along the complicated passage called life. Lowry's fans, and anyone interested in understanding the process of writing fiction, will benefit from this poignant trip through the past and the present of a remarkable writer.

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