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A Broom of One's Own : Words on Writing, Housecleaning, and Life
by Nancy Peacock


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For the twice-published novelist, reading an article about herself in the National Enquirer --under the headline "Here's One for the Books: Cleaning Lady Is an Acclaimed Author"--was more than a shock. It was an inspiration.

In A Broom of One's Own , Nancy Peacock, whose first novel was selected by the New York Times as a Notable Book of the Year, explores with warmth, wit, and candor what it means to be a writer.  Read more...


 
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Overview

For the twice-published novelist, reading an article about herself in the National Enquirer--under the headline "Here's One for the Books: Cleaning Lady Is an Acclaimed Author"--was more than a shock. It was an inspiration.

In A Broom of One's Own, Nancy Peacock, whose first novel was selected by the New York Times as a Notable Book of the Year, explores with warmth, wit, and candor what it means to be a writer. An encouragement to all hard-working artists, no matter how they make a living, Peacock's book provides valuable insights and advice on motivation, craft, and criticism while offering hilarious anecdotes about the houses she cleans.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780061357879
  • ISBN-10: 0061357871
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: March 2008
  • Page Count: 169
  • Dimensions: 7.98 x 5.28 x 0.53 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds

Series: P.S.

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Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Writing - General
Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Writing - Authorship

 
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